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Industry Helps Restore Elk to Former Appalachian Range

By Staff, West Virginia Department of Commerce and Division of Natural Resources Almost anywhere you go in West Virginia or Kentucky, you probably aren’t too far away from a reminder that great herds of elk once roamed the region. In … Continue reading

04. August 2020 by ACC
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Mine Training – As Real as it Gets

By T.L. Headley, American Coal Council Al Lardieri, a roof bolter with Greenbrier Minerals, has been a member of the Central Appalachian Mine Rescue Team for the past four years. Prior to his mining career, Lardieri was a sergeant in … Continue reading

04. August 2020 by ACC
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Next Generation CCS – Beyond Coal

By Corwyn Bruce, International CCS Knowledge Centre Post-combustion carbon capture and storage (CCS) is impartial. It is a suite of technologies that can be applied – yes, to coal – but likewise to other industries also wanting to see substantial … Continue reading

04. August 2020 by ACC
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Building Prosperity with Coal in the 21st Century

By Paul Baruya and Stephanie Metzger, IEA Clean Coal Centre In an increasingly carbon-constrained world, it is easy to overlook the positive contributions that modern coal activities make to today’s society. This is predominantly the case in the developing world, … Continue reading

06. July 2020 by ACC
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Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story

By America’s Power June 25, 2020 The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) released a report falsely accusing electric utilities of harming ratepayers.  UCS alleges that harm is caused by utilities deciding on their own when to turn coal-fired electric generating units … Continue reading

06. July 2020 by ACC
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Shutdowns show how clean our air already is

by Mike Nasi | June 05, 2020 The terrible situation caused by the coronavirus shutdowns across the world has led to an interesting experiment in air quality. What happens to the environment here and abroad when worldwide transportation and industrial … Continue reading

28. June 2020 by ACC
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Mexico’s President Is Betting Big Against Renewables

By Irina Slav – May 07, 2020, 10:00 AM CDT It sounds like a news report out of yet another dystopian novel: Mexico is halting grid connection for new solar and wind power projects. In a world rushing to produce clean energy, … Continue reading

12. May 2020 by ACC
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US FERC Commissioner McNamee won’t seek new term, adding pressure for nominations

Washington — US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member Bernard McNamee will not seek another term after his expires at the end of June, potentially adding pressure on the White House to advance more nominees to maintain a quorum and a Republican … Continue reading

26. January 2020 by ACC
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Coal Mine’s Closure Leaves Hopi, Navajo Homes Without Heat This Winter

Phoenix — The Kayenta coal mine in northeastern Arizona shut down last year, along with the power plant it supplied. Coal from that mine used to light up Las Vegas and Los Angeles and supply the electricity to pump water … Continue reading

26. January 2020 by ACC
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China pledges to buy more US met coal in Phase 1 trade deal

Singapore — A Phase 1 trade agreement signed between the United States and China on Wednesday saw Beijing pledge to buy more metallurgical coal in the next two years from the US.  Read more here.

26. January 2020 by ACC
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