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Putting coal ash at the airport still on the table

Jul 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ely Portillo The Charlotte Observer - Charlotte city officials and Duke Energy are still trying to figure our where to put millions of tons of coal ash sitting on the banks of Mountain Island Lake as they consider sites at Charlotte Douglas International Airport other than under runways. More...

Tighten Chesapeake coal waste regulations

Jul 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - The Virginian-Pilot - Everyone agrees on the goal: The million tons of coal ash produced by Dominion Virginia Power's Chesapeake Energy Center must be kept out of the Elizabeth River. More...

Coal supplier Oxford Resource Partners to receive $19.5 million in settlement

Jul 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio - A two-year legal dispute is ending with a $19.5 million payment to a Columbus coal company. More...
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Athens biomass plant clears financing hurdle

Jul 22 - Morning Sentinel (Waterville, ME) - A $30 million biomass plant proposed for Athens has won certification from a state financing agency for $12 million in state tax credits, a step forward for a project that could mean saving or creating about 200 jobs to town, boosting the local tax base and providing a boon to local businesses. More...

Departments of Energy and Agriculture Announce Bioenergy Projects in 10 States

Jul 21 - Global Data Point - "Biofuels and bio-based products offer the potential of homegrown American resources that can reduce our dependence on imported oil and also cut carbon emissions," said Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. More...

Duke Energy Finishes Cleanup along the Dan River

Jul 21 - Health & Beauty Close - Up - Duke Energy has finished cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. More...

Articles 

By Kirk Edelman
On: July 18, 2014
When we talk about solutions for our nation’s energy needs, the conversation is often framed as an either/or choice between generation from renewable sources and from fossil fuels. Based on my experience investing in global more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: July 15, 2014
"There is no reason why institutions that have direct holdings in coal, oil and gas stocks could not divest immediately." Ian Simm (Chief executive of Impax Asset Management) more...
By Francisco Szekely
On: July 11, 2014
With evidence of climate change becoming clearer than ever, European countries should think carefully before allowing fracking in their territory. Although hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — offers the benefits of abundant supplies of unconventional more...
By Randy Burns
On: June 5, 2014
Last fall I wrote an article regarding liquefied natural gas (LNG) and its impact on the U.S. energy picture. Although no new significant developments have transpired since the article was written, LNG continues to dominate more...
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: June 4, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a highly controversial subject. Those in favor of it would argue that its gains, namely cleaner and cheaper energy (as opposed to coal), certainly outweigh the risks. Those opposed would more...

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