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  • Scarfone's spreads its wings

    Scarfone's spreads its wings
    ★★★ Danny Scarfone makes outstanding coal-fired pizza, but the best reason to eat at his popular new Wilton Manors restaurant may be his chicken wings. Those wings ($11 for 10/$17 for 20) are marinated for 48 hours in a mixture...
  • Pa. is advocate for environment and coal

    Your recent article on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal for power plant emissions reduction suggests there are only two choices for Pennsylvanians: be an advocate for the environment, or be an advocate for coal. Fortunately, we don't have...
  • After shopping spree, Japanese trading houses take hard look at resources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - After going on a spending spree during the global commodities boom, many Japanese trading houses have stretched their balance sheets and are now looking to sell off some of the assets to fund future investment plans. Japan's five...
  • Environmentalists say NRG plan doesn't go far enough

    Environmentalists expressed frustration with NRG Energy's pollution reduction plan announced Thursday, saying it didn't go far enough. NRG Energy said it will cease coal operations at one generating unit in Romeoville (the Will County plant), convert its...
  • Coal industry fuels Republican in N.C. Senate race

    WASHINGTON Money from coal companies has been fueling North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis' race to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., including $21,100 from the nation's largest privately owned coal company. The contributions came from the...
  • Power firm NRG to close plant, cut jobs, as part of pollution reduction plan

    Power firm NRG to close plant, cut jobs, as part of pollution reduction plan
    NRG Energy Inc. announced Thursday a pollution reduction plan for its four Illinois coal-fired generating plants that pushed the state more than halfway toward meeting new proposed federal limits for reducing carbon dioxide pollution. NRG Energy...
  • 12 states sue the EPA over proposed power plant regulations

    A dozen coal-reliant states have sued the Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to derail proposed rules designed to cut greenhouse gases from existing coal-fired power plants, the single largest domestic source of emissions that drive climate...
  • Pioneer pot sparks modern cookouts

    Pioneer pot sparks modern cookouts
    Dutch ovens are a cast-iron symbol of a pioneer past still especially cherished in the American West. But Dutch oven cooking is more than a bit of delicious nostalgia. Aficionados across North America are cooking — and creating — in this...
  • Tips on Dutch oven cooking

    Tips on Dutch oven cooking
    1. Choose the right Dutch oven for you. A Dutch oven with short metal legs and a flat, rimmed lid is designed for use with charcoal outdoors. The legs keep the pot up and over the hot coals below, while the rimmed lid holds hot coals above. A smooth...
  • Cracked rail caused 2012 Md. coal train derailment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A coal train derailment that killed two Maryland college students was caused by a broken rail on a section of track being monitored by a railroad because of previous problems, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday....
  • Coal, health advocates square off over proposed federal carbon controls during Pittsburgh hearing

    PITTSBURGH — Hearings on proposed federal carbon controls for coal-burning power plants spawned a march by thousands of coal miners and a rally by hundreds of environmentalists — and succeeded in demonstrating that a major change in the...
  • Norfolk Southern profits more from fracking, oil and gas industry

    Norfolk Southern profits more from fracking, oil and gas industry
    Norfolk Southern Corp. reported record profit of $562 million, a 21 percent increase, in the second quarter. The RailJournal.com reports that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is helping boost the railroad company's revenue. Revenue increased 9 percent...