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Coal Regs A Laughing Matter to EPA

In testimony to a congressional subcommittee in October 2011, the American Coal Council noted that an increasing number of coal generators were shutting down their power plants because they couldn’t meet environmental objectives: “Why are some folks gleeful about that?” … Continue reading

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More Joy Layoffs

From the Derrick — written by Judith Etzel:  Two more rounds of employee layoffs have occurred at Joy Underground Mining in Franklin. Within the last two weeks, 43 workers have received furlough notices at the Franklin plant. The employees affected … Continue reading

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Obama’s Coal Claims

According to White House energy adviser Heather Zichal, the Obama administration still sees a future for coal. She also said that the administration wasn’t “singing ‘Kumbaya’” with the natural gas industry and was committed to seeing coal burned “in a more … Continue reading

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