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Methane, electricity project advances

Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Melinda J. Overstreet Glasgow Daily Times, Ky. - With approval received from the Kentucky Public Service Commission, work can soon begin on facilities at the Glasgow Regional Landfill to generate electricity from captured methane gas. More...

Battelle Team Passes Important Department of Energy Pyrolysis Milestone

Apr 22 - Marketwired - Battelle recently succeeded at the United States Department of Energy (DOE) challenge of making commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis. More...

San Juan County Commission throws support behind PNM plan

Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dan Schwartz The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. - The San Juan County Commission on Tuesday officially stated that it supports Public Service Company of New Mexico's plan to shut down two coal-burning units at the San Juan Generating Station and retrofit its other two stacks to reduce pollution. More...
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Group aims to find, clean up abandoned coal mines in Tennessee

Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ben Benton Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - A trio of environmental groups have their sights set on identifying abandoned coal mines in Tennessee's coalfield counties. More...

TVA wants to keep steam flowing for local industry after Johnsonville coal units are idled

Apr 21 - Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN) - The Tennessee Valley Authority will shut down the last units at one of its oldest coal-fired power plants near Waverly, Tenn., by the end of the 2017, but TVA said today it wants to add a heat recovery steam generator on one of its 20 gas-fired combustion turbines at the site to help supplying steam to an adjacent factory even after the last of the coal-fired steam generator shuts down. More...

PNM: Rejecting San Juan plan will hurt customers

Apr 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kevin Robinson-Avila Albuquerque Journal, N.M. - Public Service Co. of New Mexico says rejection by state regulators of its proposals for shutting down half of the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near Farmington could endanger the plant's continued operations, leading to higher electricity costs for utility customers. More...

Articles 

By Harry Valentine
On: March 11, 2015
The nation of South Africa has long been the leading economic power of Sub-Saharan Africa. At the present day, the nation generates some 90% of its electric power from coal, including a recently built new more...
By Dennis Wamsted
On: February 27, 2015
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the newly installed Senate majority leader, is fond of lambasting the Obama administration for its 'war on coal' and its impact on his Kentucky constituents. more...
By Kevin Clark
On: February 26, 2015
In many shale plays, the composition of the "flowback" from fracking sites are a complex combination of water, extraction chemicals, soluble and insoluble gases, oil, as well as proppants (small particulates, typically sand or ceramic). more...
By Bob Ashworth
On: February 23, 2015
In a survey in 2014 it was reported that coal mining jobs had fallen by 8.3%, based on data provided by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration.1 These job losses reflect the effects of more...
By Richard Goodwin
On: February 20, 2015
Horizontal Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing, represent technology developed in the 1980's, are responsible for extracting Shale Gas and Shale Oil [Unconventional Liquid Hydrocarbons] from previously non-productive shale formations about one mile below the surface. more...

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