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DP&L appeals order on divestiture of coal-fired capacity

04/22/2014 Dayton Power & Light has filed an appeal to a March order by the Ohio Public Utilities Commission requiring the utility to hasten its...

Dominion: More than 1 million tons of waste coal recycled at Virginia power plant

04/22/2014 Dominion Virginia Power’s Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center has recycled nearly 1.1 million tons of waste coal since beginning operation...

Video: McCrory proposes new coal ash plan after spill

04/22/2014 North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Wednesday called for new regulation of coal ash ponds in the state following the failure of a pond at Duk...

Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

04/16/2014 Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her alle...

Carbon capture technology company receives grant for pilot plant

04/16/2014 Skyonic Corp., an Austin-based carbon-capture technology company, has been awarded a $500,000 CAD grant from the Climate Change and Emiss...

D.C. Circuit declines to throw out MACT rule because of costs


Southern agrees to coal research with Chinese firm

04/16/2014 Southern Co. says it has signed a deal with a state-owned Chinese coal and energy company to work together to develop coal technologies, ...

EPA reports lower GHG emissions

04/15/2014 Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the U.S. decreased 3.4 percent in 2012 from 2011, according to a report from the U.S. Environmental Pro...

Ontario shuts down final coal-fired power plant, officially coal-free


Ontario has become the first jurisdiction in North America to eliminate electricity produced from coal-fired power plants.

Court upholds EPA emission standards

04/15/2014 A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal...

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