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Correcting the Record:

What the Media Says — “Coal-fired power plants do not use clean coal technology.” The Reality – There are 16 clean coal technologies being used today by the U.S. coal fleet. These include wet and dry scrubbers to reduce SO2 emissions, selective … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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Rep. Jenkins Introduces Bill to Rescind Stream Buffer Zone Rule

WASHINGTON (December 20, 2016) – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) introduced a resolution today to force Congress to take an up-or-down vote on an anti-coal regulation just finalized by the Obama administration. Rep. Jenkins’ joint resolution of congressional disapproval would … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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Outlook 2017: Themes to watch in 2017 for the Asia thermal coal market

Perth (Platts)–29 Dec 2016 Volatility is the watchword for the thermal coal market in 2017 following a turbulent 2016 when Beijing’s self-imposed production constraints fueled a massive rise in thermal coal prices right across the Asian seaborne market in the … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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Rick Perry Might Convert the Department of Energy Into an Energy Leader

Rod Adams, December 28, 2016 President-Elect Trump’s choice of Rick Perry to run the Department of Energy is good news for people who believe–or want to believe–that the federal government’s Department of Energy was formed at the end of the 1970s because … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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Can Any Branch of Government Oversee the EPA?

William Yeatman, December 28, 2016 A foundational principle behind the structure of the U.S. government, as provided by the Constitution, is that human beings are power hungry. In separating the powers inherent to government and also empowering each branch with … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

President-elect Trump will likely start rolling back eight years of Obama administration climate regulations and restrictions on coal, oil and gas development The U.S. may be on the cusp of a stark turning point in energy and climate policy with … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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The Not-So-Dormant Commerce Clause and Coal-Based Electricity

By Paul M. Seby & Matthew B. Miller There is no doubt that coal-based electricity is currently faced with enormous challenges—both at the national level, with the flurry of federal regulations aimed at the coal industry, and at the state … Continue reading

12. December 2016 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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Trump can ax the Clean Power Plan by executive order

URL: http://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-can-ax-the-clean-power-plan-by-executive-order-1479679923 Wall Street Journal, David B. Rickin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman, 11/20/2016 President Obama pledged to wield a pen and phone during his second term rather than engage with Congress. The slew of executive orders, enforcement memorandums, regulations … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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These 5 EPA regulations could be the first in Trump’s crosshairs

URL: http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/04/pres-trump-could-blow-up-these-5-epa-regs/ The Daily Caller, Andrew Follett, 12/4/2016 President-elect Donald Trump could eliminate these five Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations some studies have labeled as “job-killers” that do little for the environment. Under President Barack Obama, the EPA made individual … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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