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Posts tagged coal

Jul 10 '14
Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Decimates Fish Populations in Appalachia
A study from researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published this month provides strong new evidence that mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia is devastating downstream fish populations.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/10/mountaintop-removal-mining-decimates-fish/

Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Decimates Fish Populations in Appalachia

A study from researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published this month provides strong new evidence that mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia is devastating downstream fish populations.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/10/mountaintop-removal-mining-decimates-fish/

Jun 23 '14
Watch a Greenpeace Activist Confront a Coal Lobbyist as He Fails to Catch a Cab
So, a Greenpeace activist and researcher approaches a coal industry lobbyist in an elevator and follows him out to the street during the hunt for a cab on a busy Washington D.C. street. What could possibly go wrong?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/23/greenpeace-coal-lobbyist/

Watch a Greenpeace Activist Confront a Coal Lobbyist as He Fails to Catch a Cab

So, a Greenpeace activist and researcher approaches a coal industry lobbyist in an elevator and follows him out to the street during the hunt for a cab on a busy Washington D.C. street. What could possibly go wrong?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/23/greenpeace-coal-lobbyist/

Jun 10 '14
Another Coal Chemical Spill Pollutes Public Waterway, This Time in Kentucky
On Friday, May 30, another coal-related chemical spill polluted a public waterway in Central Appalachia, killing hundreds of fish and alarming local residents.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/10/coal-chemical-spill-pollutes-waterway/

Another Coal Chemical Spill Pollutes Public Waterway, This Time in Kentucky

On Friday, May 30, another coal-related chemical spill polluted a public waterway in Central Appalachia, killing hundreds of fish and alarming local residents.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/10/coal-chemical-spill-pollutes-waterway/

Jun 7 '14
China Coal Cap Could Strand Assets Around the World
Analysts believe that China—the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, accounting for almost half of global consumption—could be close to making an abrupt and drastic change of track.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/06/china-coal-cap-strand-assets/

China Coal Cap Could Strand Assets Around the World

Analysts believe that China—the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, accounting for almost half of global consumption—could be close to making an abrupt and drastic change of track.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/06/china-coal-cap-strand-assets/

Jun 6 '14
Historic Federal Decision Finds West Virginia Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Companies Guilty of Damaging Streams
Believe it or not, no federal court in the U.S. had ever ruled that high conductivity discharges from coal mines were harmful to streams until this week.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/06/west-virginia-mountaintop-removal-coal/

Historic Federal Decision Finds West Virginia Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Companies Guilty of Damaging Streams

Believe it or not, no federal court in the U.S. had ever ruled that high conductivity discharges from coal mines were harmful to streams until this week.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/06/west-virginia-mountaintop-removal-coal/

Jun 4 '14
Colbert Mocks Media’s Coverage of Obama’s ‘War on Coal’
President Barack Obama tried to curb pollution this week as opposed to starting an industry war, but that’s not how some in the media viewed the proposal.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/04/stephen-colbert-obama-coal/

Colbert Mocks Media’s Coverage of Obama’s ‘War on Coal’

President Barack Obama tried to curb pollution this week as opposed to starting an industry war, but that’s not how some in the media viewed the proposal.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/04/stephen-colbert-obama-coal/

Jun 4 '14
Mitch McConnell’s Pro-Coal Response Bill to Obama’s Carbon Plan Struck Down
McConnell’s measure would have blocked the regulations within Obama’s proposal. It would have also provided the Senate minority leader a key piece of legislation for his November re-election bid, enabling him to discuss all the jobs he saved for his coal-reliant state.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/04/mitch-mcconnell-coal-obama-carbon/

Mitch McConnell’s Pro-Coal Response Bill to Obama’s Carbon Plan Struck Down

McConnell’s measure would have blocked the regulations within Obama’s proposal. It would have also provided the Senate minority leader a key piece of legislation for his November re-election bid, enabling him to discuss all the jobs he saved for his coal-reliant state.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/04/mitch-mcconnell-coal-obama-carbon/

Jun 4 '14
Opposition to Coal Exports Continues in Pacific Northwest
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead visited Longview, WA, yesterday to sell his dirty coal, but local community members did not roll out the red carpet.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/04/coal-exports-pacific-northwest/

Opposition to Coal Exports Continues in Pacific Northwest

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead visited Longview, WA, yesterday to sell his dirty coal, but local community members did not roll out the red carpet.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/04/coal-exports-pacific-northwest/

May 30 '14
Louisville Utility Faces $68 Million Penalty for Hidden-Camera Captured Coal Ash Dumping
Two months have passed since hidden-camera images exposed Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E) for dumping toxic coal ash into the Ohio River.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/30/louisville-utility-hidden-camera-coal-ash/

Louisville Utility Faces $68 Million Penalty for Hidden-Camera Captured Coal Ash Dumping

Two months have passed since hidden-camera images exposed Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E) for dumping toxic coal ash into the Ohio River.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/30/louisville-utility-hidden-camera-coal-ash/

May 23 '14
Breaking: EPA Orders Duke Energy to Clean North Carolina Coal Ash Spill
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Duke Energy reached a deal Thursday afternoon to clean up one of the largest coal ash spills in U.S. history.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/22/epa-orders-duke-energy-coal-ash-spill/

Breaking: EPA Orders Duke Energy to Clean North Carolina Coal Ash Spill

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Duke Energy reached a deal Thursday afternoon to clean up one of the largest coal ash spills in U.S. history.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/22/epa-orders-duke-energy-coal-ash-spill/