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The power of ideas fuels visions of the Niagara River shoreline without Huntley

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - T.J. Pignataro The Buffalo News, N.Y. - It's good to have a backup plan. Given the questions about the future of the coal-fired Huntley Station power plant in the Town of Tonawanda, it's probably better to have a lot of them for that site. More...

Duquesne University Receives $2M Alternative and Clean Energy Funding

May 21 - PR Newswire - A $2 million grant through Pennsylvania's Alternative and Clean Energy (ACE) program will help Duquesne University upgrade its Energy Center, which generates the bulk of electricity for campus with a clean-burning, natural gas turbine generator. More...

Kentucky business grabs chance to mine coal reserves in Washington County

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jason Cato The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Plummeting worldwide coal prices will not derail plans to dig out a remaining seam under parts of Washington County, the head of a Kentucky company seeking an underground mine permit said Wednesday. More...
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DEP intends to fight extensive mine fire

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jim Dino Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa. - State environmental officials have taken infrared photos, and intend to drill boreholes to determine the extent of, and plan to fight, a mine fire burning near Jeanesville and Tresckow. More...

Once reliable, timely renewal of coal tax credit no longer a sure bet for Crow Tribe

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tom Lutey Billings Gazette, Mont. - For 10 years, Crow Indians have nervously waited, sometimes into December, as Congress has debated whether to extend the Indian Coal Production Tax Credit in one year increments. More...

Local officials, coal miners travel to Albuquerque to show support for PNM plan to keep San Juan Generating Station open

May 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - James Fenton The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. - San Juan County business leaders, coal miners, power plant workers and elected officials are planning to join others in Albuquerque on Thursday to voice support for a plan that would allow the San Juan Generating Station to continue operating. 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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