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New Climate “Hero” China Building Hundreds of Coal Plants

By William F. Jasper                                        The New American The People’s Republic of China, the undisputed Pollution King of the world, is ramping … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Clean coal has hit a speedbump, but it remains essential

By William F. Shughart II  Washington Examiner                                                                                                                     The Kemper County, Miss., power plant, once heralded as the future of clean coal, has become the poster child for its struggles. Over-budget and mired in technical problems, the Southern Company, Kemper’s builder, … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Coal projected to be US’ top generating fuel in 2017: EIA

Houston (Platts)– Coal is projected to provide the majority of US power generation in 2017, retaking the crown from natural gas, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s monthly Short Term Energy Outlook released Tuesday. The agency projects coal will … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Whitewashing the Impact of Regulations on Coal

By Dan Byers US Chamber of Commerce The War on Coal is well and truly over, but a peculiar debate over its impact lingers on. Revisionist history is central to this debate, with some folks now suggesting that the coal … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Cheney bill on federal coal leasing goes before House

Heather Richards Star Tribune WASHINGTON – Wyoming’s coal industry has rebounded from the dire circumstances of a year ago, when its three largest companies were in bankruptcy and stockpiles of coal still sat idle at power plants and mine sites across … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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New GE Innovation Center to Showcase latest Technologies of Coal-fired Steam Power Plants

  By Diarmaid Williams International Digital Editor KING GEORGE, VA. (COAL AGE) —GE Power (NYSE: GE) today announced plans to convert its 242 MW coal-fired Birchwood Power facility in King George, Virginia, US into a Steam Plant Services Innovation Center. … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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Wyoming Leaders Look at Investing $1.5 million in Coal Research

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming business leaders are recommending investing a $1.5 million grant in a proposed coal research facility. The Wyoming Business Council made the recommendation for the grant for a research facility on alternative uses for coal in northeast … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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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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Senior policy adviser tells coal sector EPA is here to help

 By  Taylor Kuykendall A coal sector that has spent much of the past eight years criticizing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama administration welcomed an official with the Trump administration at an industry event May 4. EPA Senior … Continue reading

06. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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Feds approve Colowyo Coal Mine’s Collom expansion

By Lauren Blair Craig (January 20, 2017) — The Collom expansion at Colowyo Coal Mine received final approval from federal officials, according to a press release from Tri-State Generation & Transmission, Inc. The expansion adds 28 acres to current federal coal leases … Continue reading

24. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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