coal

  1. imaginethat

    President Trump orders Energy Department to stop the shutdown of coal plants

    Commuting Blago-D, and ordering private power generators to disregard their board decisions and keep open failing coal plants through subsidies if necessary, DJ is showing off his dictatorial powers. He's a Democrat...
  2. RNG

    Perry: DOE 'looking very closely' at Defense Production Act to save coal, nukes

    So the Republican President and his admin tried like hell to get higher prices or subsidies for various coal fired power plants and nuke power plants due to their supposed "resilience". That is, since they store fuel on site, they aren't shut down if infrastructure fails. The problem was...
  3. U

    China boosts gas, coal output in race to heat homes for winter

    But solar sounds so nice. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-output-gas/china-boosts-gas-coal-output-in-race-to-heat-homes-for-winter-idUSKBN1E8093
  4. RNG

    Commission rejects Perry's push to guarantee coal and nuclear revenues

    I'm surprised this didn't get more attention both at the time it was proposed and now that a decision was made. Basically, the Republican President's Energy Secretary was trying to get the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to allow coal fired and nuclear plants to be guaranteed a certain...
  5. Camelot

    Don the Con - Big Coal And Nuclear Corruption

    Oh yes, now the taxpayer is going to be forced to subsidize the failing coal and nuclear industries.
  6. Camelot

    Don The Con To Regulate Higher Coal And Nuke Prices

    You just have to hate these hypocrites. The market, flooded with natural gas, has not been kind to coal and nuclear. What is the reaction from the party of "free marketers", "non-regulators", the party against picking winners and loser ? Why force the consumer to pay higher prices to...
  7. imaginethat

    EPA boss exaggerated growth of coal jobs by 5,000%

    Was this reported on the Real News website? more: https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/06/pruitt-epa-coal-jobs-exaggerate/529311/ Or, maybe he meant something else. Please, any Trump Administration translators, speak up.
  8. RNG

    "Clean" coal is dying

    Looks like the only way for him to get those miners back to work is mandating converting natural gas power plants back to coal or just having the government buy it and stockpile it. Because demand just isn't there. As Trump promises a return to coal, worldwide demand plummets - Technology &...
  9. imaginethat

    Old Coal Mines Have a Place in the Future of Clean Energy

    Putting coal miners back to work. Old Coal Mines Have a Place in the Future of Clean Energy Ben Chafin sees the future of clean energy in abandoned coal shafts. The Virginia state senator, whose Appalachian district is pockmarked with empty mines, pushed through legislation in April...
  10. imaginethat

    Some see the beauty - some see the coal

    Some people see protecting extraordinary places as leaving a gift to future generations. Some people see protecting extraordinary places as getting in the way of making money by mining coal. I just took my wife through the Grand Staircase monument. See said, quote, this is like being on...
  11. excalibur

    Clean Coal: Carbon Capture and Enhanced Oil Recovery

    Cheers to them for upscaling without any additional federal funds. https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/04/18/clean-coal-carbon-capture-and-enhanced-oil-recovery/ 
  12. excalibur

    China rejects North Korean coal shipments, opts for US supplies instead

    China rejects North Korean coal shipments, opts for US supplies instead China rejects North Korean coal shipments, opts for US supplies instead | Fox News 
  13. imaginethat

    Trump promised to bring back coal jobs. That promise ‘will not be kept,’ experts say.

    More broken promises, this promise a promise impossible to honor when the promise was made. The article's headline, "will not be kept" should read "can not be kept," or "should not be kept." Market forces - mainly cheap natural gas, a vastly cleaner fossil fuel - are killing coal. Businessman...
  14. skews13

    An Open Letter To Americas Coal Miners And America

    This is the hard truth. In 2000, coal generated almost 53 percent of all the electricity in the United States. By 2009, that was 45 percent. In 2014 it was 39 percent. One year later, it was 33 percent. Look at that last number. Coal’s contribution to the electrical picture dropped by 6...
  15. GhostRider

    Coral reefs are the canary in the coal mine.

    Great Barrier Reef dead at 25 million | New York Post It's time Americans wake up and admit we have man assisted (greatly assisted)global climate change and our planet I'd dying.
  16. skews13

    More Solar Jobs Than Gas, Oil, Coal Combined Up 6% In 2016

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) based in Dubai has just released a report that says jobs in the solar and renewable energy sectors are increasing faster than employment opportunities in fossil fuel industry for the first time. It says 8.1 million people worldwide had jobs in...
  17. coke

    Kick a coal miner?

    Coal is bad an stuff https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MW48RB51ZU
  18. imaginethat

    Big Power Companies Hail Oregon Lawmakers' Approval Of Plan Phasing Out Coal

    The way forward. Big Power Companies Hail Oregon Lawmakers' Approval Of Plan Phasing Out Coal : The Two-Way : NPR
  19. imaginethat

    Bankrupt Coal Company Plans Huge Executive Bonuses, Steep Cuts to Employee Benefits

    Just for you, TN. More: https://news.vice.com/article/a-bankrupt-coal-company-plans-huge-executive-bonuses-and-steep-cuts-to-employee-benefits
  20. excalibur

    EPA Chief Must Give Deposition in Coal Lawsuit

    The arrogance of the Obama Administration knows no bounds. EPA chief must give deposition in coal lawsuit, court rules | TheHill 