User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Coal
Last updated: May 22 2015 14:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Coal, medicine, trains top Tokyo's Asia infrastructure plan 22.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offer of $110 billion in fresh infrastructure financing for Asia is as much about Japan's agenda for selling its clean coal know-how and other technologies as it is about keeping up with China.
Governor nixes GOP call to ignore EPA coal rules 20.5.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper rejected Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for states to defy new federal pollution controls on coal-burning power plants, saying Colorado has a long history of protecting its environment – despite its heavy reliance on coal.In a letter to McConnell dated Thursday,...
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Fossil fuel divestment at colleges more about the conversation than the money 17.5.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
The University of Colorado, Ivy League Harvard University and small, elite Swarthmore College have at least one thing in common: a decision to hang on to their investments in fossil fuel companies.
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Courts force feds to consider climate impacts of mining coal 15.5.2015 High Country News Most Recent
A Colorado mine sees the latest in a string of rulings that may threaten the industry.
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Colorado mine approvals failed to look at environmental impacts 11.5.2015 Denver Post: Business
The approved expansion by federal officials of two Colorado coal mines failed to take a "hard look" at environmental impacts, a federal judge ruled ...
Western towns hard-hit by climate change unite, target coal for funds 4.5.2015 Denver Post: Local
Ten Western mountain towns feeling the effects of climate change are launching a campaign that targets the coal industry, seeking hundreds of millions of dollars a year from companies to ...
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Wyoming coal, Cliven Bundy and megadrought 27.4.2015 High Country News Most Recent
HCN.org news in brief.
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Westmoreland Coal narrows first-quarter loss, reports revenue boost 24.4.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Westmoreland Coal Co.'s recent acquisitions helped to double first-quarter revenue for the Englewood-based coal company, officials reported Friday.
Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test 16.4.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The cornerstone of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it's already facing a high-stakes legal challenge from critics who want to halt the process in its tracks.
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Obama climate change plan faces high-profile legal test 16.4.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered opposition from Republicans, industry figures and coal-reliant states.
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Colorado's big coal-burning utilities take a turn to renewable energy 12.4.2015 Denver Post: Business
Most of the electricity produced in Colorado still comes from burning coal, but even the state's two largest coal burners are adding more renewable ...
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Navajo Mine needs environmental analysis 9.4.2015 Durango Herald
A U.S. District of Colorado judge has told the Navajo Mine and the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement to consider more thoroughly the environmental impact of an expansion of the mine.Judge John L. Kane vacated a permit to expand the mine to the north after five organizations – Diné Citizens Against Ruining...
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Best: Assessing our rapidly changing world of energy 28.3.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Stanford University's Sally Benson long ago became involved with research about carbon capture and storage.
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Renewable energy isn't boosting electric bills study contends 23.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
Renewable energy is seen as the culprit behind higher electricity bills by Colorado Republican lawmakers, but a new study contends it just ain't ...
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Does Obama’s order on climate overlook a major source of greenhouse gases? 21.3.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Energy extracted from federal lands accounts for nearly one-quarter of all energy-related emissions.
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Economic study says EPA regulations threaten Wyoming coal 20.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
A new economic study says pending federal regulations to limit carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants threaten to hit Wyoming's coal industry hard in coming ...
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Jewell vows to make energy development on public lands cleaner 18.3.2015 High Country News Most Recent
A long-delayed fracking rule will be announced within days.
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Boom! Bust! 17.3.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Forty-five years of High Country News boom and bust cover stories.
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Coal mine dealt blow 6.3.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – A federal judge determined that regulators did not adequately assess the environmental impact from a proposed expansion of the Navajo Mine in New Mexico.Farmington-based Navajo Transitional Energy Co. on the Navajo Nation applied to expand mining operations by about 12.7 million tons of coal at its Navajo Mine.
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Coal mine dealt blow 6.3.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – A federal judge determined that regulators did not adequately assess the environmental impact from a proposed expansion of the Navajo Mine in New Mexico.Farmington-based Navajo Transitional Energy Co. on the Navajo Nation applied to expand mining operations by about 12.7 million tons of coal at its Navajo Mine.
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