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  • U.S. Ex-Im Bank weighs loan to major India coal project

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive coal-fired power plant in India despite the fact the Obama administration has called on domestic and global public lenders to stop funding coal-plants in his climate...
  • Firma china Shanxi Coal demanda a empresa en medio de escándalo en puerto de Qingdao

    SHANGHAI/PEKIN (Reuters) - La firma china Shanxi Coal International Energy Group dijo que demandará a la compañía en el centro de un supuesto fraude de financiación con metales en el puerto de Qingdao y a su matriz por más de 177.000 millones de dólares...
  • PPL spinoff should bring stability to company

    PPL spinoff should bring stability to company
    PPL Corp.'s decision this month to spin off its power plants into a new company represents the latest fallout from the natural gas boom that has disrupted the nation's unregulated electric industry. Companies that make electricity hoping to sell it...
  • Camp Dutch oven can introduce great food to the great outdoors

    Camp Dutch oven can introduce great food to the great outdoors
    It's officially summer, and the Fourth of July weekend is just around the corner. And from sea to shining sea, Americans will choose to celebrate this great nation of ours outdoors. With food, of course. For many of us, this means backyard barbecues and...
  • Kansas coal plant fight back in court; emission concerns cited

    (Reuters) - A long-running battle over coal-fired energy in Kansas continued Friday as the Sierra Club environmental group filed a legal challenge to the state's issuance of a permit intended to give a green light to a controversial new power plant....
  • Christopher Von Zwehl: New EPA rules should keep the Sunshine State sunny

    The new EPA rules outlined in the Clean Power Plan are the right direction for Florida, and will improve the state's energy efficiency, environment and overall economy. Our state's dominate base-load electric power source, coal, dates back to the 1800's...
  • Lawmakers from coal states express concerns about new carbon rules

    WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers from states reliant on coal production and coal-powered energy challenged a top administration official Thursday, questioning the legality and effects of new standards to reduce carbon pollution through the nation's power...
  • Tax coal-burning power plants

    This is regarding "EPA to push for cuts to CO2; Rule would aim to diminish emissions by 30% in 16 years" (Page 1, June 2). While the coal industry maintains that federal regulations regarding coal emissions would eliminate jobs, raise prices and result in...
  • Obama Administration unveils sweeping carbon proposal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy....
  • EPA: Carbon rules could ensure nuclear power's survival

    EPA: Carbon rules could ensure nuclear power's survival
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Tuesday that the federal agency's proposed carbon rules are designed to boost nuclear plants that are struggling to compete. “There are a handful of nuclear facilities that because...
  • New EPA rule seeks to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030

    New EPA rule seeks to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030
    The Obama administration will seek to cut greenhouse-gas emissions from existing power plants 30% by 2030, potentially one of the biggest steps any country has ever taken to confront climate change, people familiar with the plan said Sunday. Seen as the...
  • Government numbers on oil train safety don't reveal much

    WASHINGTON The State Department projects 28 more fatalities and 189 more injuries a year if crude oil moves by rail instead of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Sounds bad, but is it true? The railroad industry and its Washington regulators boast...