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Coal is one of America’s Greatest National Treasures

By Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) Wyoming is America’s largest coal producing state, mining close to 40 percent of the coal consumed by our nation every year. Common estimates give Wyoming close to 145 billion tons of recoverable coal and 1.4 … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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An Old Sheridan Coal Mine Shows Signs of Life

Heather Richards Star-Tribune (Feb 13, 2017)  Sheridan County hasn’t experienced active coal mining since the last coal operation ceased in the 1980s, though it was once a booming coal community peppered with company towns. That may soon change. Cloud Peak … Continue reading

23. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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Without Clean Power Plan, coal dominates US power generation until 2032

By JUDY HISLOP  WASHINGTON, DC (February 14, 2017) – The mix of fuels used to generate electricity in the United States has changed in response to differences in the expected cost of fuels and electricity-generating technology costs and their deployment, … Continue reading

23. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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US coal shows strength after production increased 6.6% from 2015

https://www.snl.com/InteractiveX/article.aspx?CDID=A-38515950-11566&KPLT=4 SNL, 11/29/2016 According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, total U.S. coal production for the week ended Nov. 19 picked up 6.6% year over year to 17.2 million tons, from 16.2 million tons during the same period … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Pruitt Will Support Coal Jobs

URL: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Daines-Pruitt-Will-Support-Coal-Jobs–23518297/ 4-Traders.com, Steve Daines, 12/7/2016 U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement on Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator: ‘I greatly appreciate the leadership Attorney … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/green-tech/a23417/convert-co2-into-ethanol/?src=socialflowFB Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal ChemistrySelect. [Go here for … Continue reading

20. October 2016 by Terry Headley
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CASE STUDY: Public Communication and Collaboration for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Technology: Acceptance, Education, and Outreach

  Editor’s note: Dr. Brauer presented information on the Richland Community College / Illinois – Industry Carbon Capture and Storage project in the ACC’s May 15th Coal Q&A webcast. Dr Brauer’s presentation was titled “Carbon (Dioxide) Capture and Storage – Public … Continue reading

29. July 2015 by Jason Hayes
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NETL green roof program

Here’s an interesting research program being carried out by the Dept. of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy. The program is researching the use of coal combustion residuals as alternative growing media (read: soil substitutes) for their “green roof” program. Living … Continue reading

22. July 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Suggestions for the next Secretary of Energy

Tom Harris and Bryan Leyland, of the ICSC offer some opinions on how the next Secretary of Energy should be picked. The next secretary must be a sensible, real-world manager, someone with the strength to stand up to activists in … Continue reading

11. February 2013 by Jason Hayes
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DOE-supported project demonstrates viability of CCUS

A joint industry/DOE project is demonstrating the commercial viability of carbon capture, use, and storage technologies in Texas. The project is currently capturing CO2, compressing and drying it, pipelining it to a “played out” oilfield near West Hastings, TX, and … Continue reading

25. January 2013 by Jason Hayes
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