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The War On Coal Is Over

The War On Coal Is Over

Jun 05, 2017 at 11:55 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The war on coal has ended. Not because the U.S. exempted itself from the Paris Climate Accord, nor because President Obama no longer sits in the Oval Office. "King Coal"…

Coal Just Can’t Compete, Despite Trump’s Promises

Coal Just Can’t Compete, Despite Trump’s Promises

May 05, 2017 at 14:33 | Haley Zaremba

Though energy experts have been predicting the death of the U.S. coal industry for years, West Virginia shows no signs of giving up. Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy announced on Wednesday…

Trump Can’t Save Coal

Trump Can’t Save Coal

Mar 29, 2017 at 15:16 | Nick Cunningham

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that will begin a lengthy process of dismantling former President Obama’s signature achievement on climate change – regulations that put limits…

U.S. Coal Miners Find A New Buyer In Asia

U.S. Coal Miners Find A New Buyer In Asia

Mar 23, 2017 at 10:41 | Dave Forest

An Important shift is now underway in global coal trade. With a completely new export route opening up for U.S. producers over the last few weeks. To South Korea. Platts…

Coal Prices Continue To Rise As Indonesia Blocks Coal Exports

Coal Prices Continue To Rise As Indonesia Blocks Coal Exports

Feb 08, 2017 at 09:34 | Dave Forest

Coal continues to be one of the strongest stories in the commodities sector. With news emerging this week that the world’s leading producer Coal India is hunting for overseas…

Ingenious Clean Coal Plant Could Give New Life To Coal

Ingenious Clean Coal Plant Could Give New Life To Coal

Jan 25, 2017 at 14:36 | Michael McDonald

NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp. have successfully developed a power plant that runs entirely on clean coal. The Petra Nova power plant located in Texas…

China Aggressively Cuts Coal Supply

China Aggressively Cuts Coal Supply

Jan 06, 2017 at 17:24 | MINING.com

China, the world’s largest coal consumer and producer, is not giving up on its long-term plans of reducing the share of coal in its overall energy mix and consequent smog…

Outlook For Coal Unlikely To Improve

Outlook For Coal Unlikely To Improve

Dec 29, 2016 at 11:23 | Michael McDonald

The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has a lot of implications for a lot of different segments of the economy – coal may not be…

The SEC Wants To Know How $3 Billion Disappeared At This Coal Mine

The SEC Wants To Know How $3 Billion Disappeared At This Coal Mine

Dec 02, 2016 at 10:55 | Dave Forest

Valuation of resource projects is becoming a hot topic in regulatory circles. With the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) earlier this year investigating ExxonMobil’s practices around estimating the…

Why Trump Will Be Unable To Save The American Coal Industry

Why Trump Will Be Unable To Save The American Coal Industry

Nov 30, 2016 at 16:06 | Michael McDonald

It is no secret that the coal industry has faced hard times for the last few years. Environmental concerns led President Obama to institute more stringent regulatory requirements, while cheap…

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