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Technology to capture and store carbon seen as indispensable for coal to compete with cleaner natural gas in a low-carbon era.
WASHINGTON—Two days before Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency...
09/23/2013 | Read More
What’s driving the decline of the U.S. coal industry? Turns out there’s no simple answer—even though some politicians want one.
Power plant operators are shuttering aging coal facilities at record rates—a trend presidential...
10/16/2012 | Read More
China, Asia and many countries in the developing world are turning to the U.S. to make up for coal supply shortfalls
The United States could vault back into the top rank of coal exporters for good this year thanks to...
05/15/2011 | Read More
The failure of Congress last year to legislate a carbon cap on power plants has left a hole in financing for the nation's first CCS plant in West Virginia
The coal industry is banking on America's first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS)...
04/14/2011 | Read More
An ongoing fight in Congress to limit EPA’s role in regulating greenhouse gases is obscuring the importance of these long-overdue rules to public health
This week the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release new standards for coal- and...
03/14/2011 | Read More
In his first public appearance since losing his job, Rod Bremby said he was given no explanation why he was terminated
KANSAS CITY, KAN.—Roderick Bremby said on Thursday he has an inkling why he was dismissed as Kansas...
02/11/2011 | Read More
Environmentalists Sued for Defamation
Editor's note: This the first installment in a two-part series. Ask Turks to name the most...
10/18/2010 | Read More
Both candidates oppose cap and trade and Obama's agenda, and attend to voters' focus on guns, abortion and coal
WASHINGTON—Playing on a theme popular nationwide this election season, the two U.S. Senate...
10/14/2010 | Read More
A new report from Greenpeace argues that China's biggest industrial waste threatens public welfare—but is ignored
Fly ash, a residue generated by the combustion of coal, is China’s single biggest source of solid...
10/03/2010 | Read More
For the first time, users can view the geographic extent of mountaintop removal operations in Appalachia
by Nick Price and Logan Yonavjak, WRI Mountaintop removal has become an increasingly contentious...
08/08/2010 | Read More