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Trump’s Appointments to TVA Board Include former Armstrong Coal Executive

New York (September 19, 2017) – President Trump has announced his picks to fill out the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors. The slate includes a coal executive and a leader at Oak Ridge National Lab. The one nominee from Tennessee is … Continue reading

28. September 2017 by Terry Headley
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American Coal Council Statement on DOE Report on Electric Markets and Reliability

WASHINGTON, DC  (August 24, 2017) – The Department of Energy staff report to Secretary Rick Perry provides a comprehensive view of the evolution and current status of the U.S. electricity marketplace and offers some important policy considerations to support grid … Continue reading

24. August 2017 by Terry Headley
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America’s Next Energy Crisis

By Charles McConnell Forbes Some disasters arise unexpectedly, like an earthquake or massive storm. Others seem inevitable. Who didn’t see the 2008 financial crisis coming? In hindsight, most of us. In reality, most crises that seem inevitable after the fact … Continue reading

03. August 2017 by Terry Headley
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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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