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  • Appeals court upholds EPA limits on air toxicity

    Appeals court upholds EPA limits on air toxicity
    WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever limits on air toxics, including emissions of mercury, arsenic and acid gases, preserving a far-reaching rule the White House had touted as central...
  • Beijing says one third of its pollution comes from outside the city

    BEIJING (Reuters) - About a third of the air pollution in China's smog-hit capital comes from outside the city, official media reported on Wednesday, citing a pollution watchdog. Chen Tian, chief of the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau, said...
  • Recovery effort underway after two die in Australia coal mine

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia-listed Yancoal Ltd said it was working with authorities to recover the bodies of two workers killed at its Austar coal mine in eastern Australia, which has ceased operations. The fatalities occurred late Wednesday when a wall...
  • U.S. appeals court upholds hazardous air pollution rule

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a victory for the Obama administration, a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a regulation that would limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired power plants, starting next year. The...
  • New attack by insider deals blow to PM during Indian election

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A new book accuses India's prime minister of being weak and unable to stamp out corruption on his watch, the second recent attack by an insider that undermines the Congress party as it seeks re-election despite trailing in opinion...
  • Drummond building barge wrecked in Colombia; some diesel spillage

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - A barge carrying construction materials for U.S.-based Drummond Co Inc, Colombia's second biggest coal miner, was shipwrecked at the company's port late last week, the company said on Sunday, causing leakage of some diesel fuel into the...
  • A touch of smoke for Easter ham

    A touch of smoke for Easter ham
    Smoke and cured meats made an indelible impact on my childhood. I often ventured onto Gram's enclosed back porch to escape the cigarette smoke from the elders. There, I reveled in the enticing wood aromas coming from the brick smokehouse at the bottom...
  • South Florida plant turning waste to cement

    South Florida plant turning waste to cement
    Garbage is starting to help pave our roads and support our buildings. A cement company based in Deerfield Beach, Titan America, has begun turning selected waste, such as car bumpers and scrap cardboard, into construction material. The refuse replaces...
  • Forrest J. Remick: Obama missing chance to export coal, nuclear power technology

    Forrest J. Remick: Obama missing chance to export coal, nuclear power technology
    In its response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the Obama administration has yet to seize the enormous opportunities offered by the increased export of coal and nuclear power plant equipment and technology. Ramping up U.S. exports of coal — and...
  • NRG Chief: Utilities need to 'play it straight'

    There's a new Crane in town — David Crane, chief executive of NRG Energy, which this week became the newest owner of a fleet of Illinois coal-fired power plants previously owned by Midwest Generation. The other Crane is Christopher Crane, the chief...
  • EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools

    EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools
    WASHINGTON -- New draft rules limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants will give states the tools to curtail emissions that drive climate change without shuttering lots of facilities and threatening electric reliability, said Gina McCarthy,...
  • Crude oil is displacing other commodities on trains, critics charge

    WASHINGTON Grain producers, manufacturers and coal shippers told federal regulators Thursday that rail service has deteriorated drastically in the nation's midsection in recent months, leaving crops in piles on the ground and fuel stocks low at electric...