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Regulators to decide: Does Minnesota need natural gas to transition to renewable energy? 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Public Utilities will hear final arguments Thursday in Minnesota Power's bid for a new natural gas plant in Superior, Wis. The utility argues it's key to increasing the amount of wind, solar and hydro power on its system.
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Germany Finds Local Coal Filthy and Irresistible 10.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Though Germany has championed the use of clean energy, a number of German coal mines are expanding—as the few remaining residents of one Saxon ghost town can attest.
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How a Chinese City's Debt Woes Sparked Local Outrage 4.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A splurge in debt-fueled development that began nearly a decade ago in the southern Chinese city of Leiyang has become a headache for government leaders and drawn the ire of the public.
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Trump's pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard 3.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he'd roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. But he didn't mention that coal country would be hit the hardest by the health impacts.
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Coal country: EPA plan is short-term boost, no solution for industry decline 27.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Trump administration's proposed changes for coal plants could keep some of them operating longer. But even those in the industry say it won't stop coal's overall decline.
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Glencore Notches Record Profit on Commodities Recovery 8.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Swiss mining-and-trading giant Glencore posted record first-half earnings, fueled by rising commodity prices and cementing its comeback amid a volatile year.
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China's Cleanup Efforts Create Boom for South African Miner 4.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
China’s efforts to curb the smog in its cities and clean up its steel industry are remaking the global iron-ore market—to the benefit of miners such as Anglo American subsidiary Kumba, which produces high-grade ore.
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Justice Official Asks to Reopen Bankruptcy Case Advised by McKinsey & Co. 1.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The Justice Department unit that oversees the nation’s bankruptcy system wants to reopen a 2015 case so it can investigate whether conflicts of interest at McKinsey & Co. tainted its work as an adviser to Alpha Natural Resources, a coal mining giant.
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Legal & General targets climate change laggards 11.6.2018 BBC: Business
Asset manager LGIM says it will act against firms that are not addressing the risks of climate change.
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A Costly, Deadly Obsession With Coal 6.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
President Donald Trump’s efforts to revive coal mining have been criticized as picking winners. Actually, it’s more like picking losers: coal has become a sunset industry as cleaner energy sources rapidly get cheaper.
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The untapped data mines of Guizhou 2.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Known for its coal and phosphate mines in the past, Guizhou, a picturesque province in southwest China, is digging into a new resource — data. Guiyan
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The Coal Industry is Dying, and It’s Leaving Communities Like This One to Pick Up the Pieces 28.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally co-published with ProPublica and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. John Arnett chose Adams County, Ohio, as his home long before he was old enough to vote, drink beer or drive a motorcycle along the Ohio River. After his parents split up, Arnett opted at age 10 to spend most of his time with his […]
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Revisiting past, facing future 26.5.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Spurned by Trump and GOP, coal baron Don Blankenship seeks a second chance in West Virginia 23.5.2018 Washington Post
Spurned by Trump and GOP, coal baron Don Blankenship seeks a second chance in West Virginia
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U.S. agency asked to investigate Colorado-based miner’s reclamation bonds 17.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Federal officials are being asked to investigate whether a financially-troubled coal company has posted sufficient bonds to cover future reclamation work at its mines in the U.S. and Canada.
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Lyft reveals how much some of its Denver drivers made: $40 million as part of car-rental program 17.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
drivers were part of Lyft's two-year-old Express Drive program, which rents vehicles to drivers who don't have a car or don't want to add more wear and tear on their vehicles
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The Trump agenda has Native American tribes feeling under siege 15.5.2018 LA Times: Nation

Every time black dust blows through the windswept Moapa River Indian Reservation about an hour’s drive from Las Vegas, residents grow more unnerved.

This tribal community of just 225 has seen more than its share of sickness. Tribal council member Vickie Simmons watched her brother, a former coal...

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Mitch McConnell campaign taunts Blankenship — with a little help from Netflix's 'Narcos' 9.5.2018 Washington Post
Mitch McConnell campaign taunts Blankenship — with a little help from Netflix's 'Narcos'
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He Voted for Trump. Now He’s Running for Congress as a Pro-Pot, Pro-Coal Democrat. 8.5.2018 Mother Jones
On most nights during the nine-day West Virginia teacher strike last winter, Richard Ojeda could be found at his office in Logan County, gesturing wildly at his iPhone. Ojeda, a 47-year-old ex-Army paratrooper who is rarely seen outside the state Senate chamber in anything other than a tight-fitting Grunt Style T-shirt, had been logging on […]
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GOP primaries gauge the anti-establishment fervor Trump helped unleash 8.5.2018 Washington Post
GOP primaries gauge the anti-establishment fervor Trump helped unleash
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