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GAO looks at reliability impacts of changing power generation mix

07/01/2015 The Government Accountability Office (GAO) on June 29 released a study provided a month before to members of Congress that looks at how t...

On the day after MATS decision, Bernstein sees only a limited reprieve for coal units

07/01/2015 In light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), Bernstein is saying that the coal pl...

Pence says Indiana will not comply with coal plant regulations

07/01/2015 Indiana will not comply with President Barack Obama's plan to battle climate change by requiring reductions in emissions from coal-fired ...

After mercury ruling, higher scrutiny of Obama climate rules

06/30/2015 Sweeping pollution limits at the center of President Barack Obama's climate change plan are facing increased scrutiny in the wake of a Su...

Coal plant operator says Colstrip remains profitable for now

06/30/2015 The formation of a new company to run Montana's largest power plant has raised questions among analysts and plant detractors about how lo...

Appeals court backs MSHA on plan for mine serving Prairie State

06/29/2015 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has agreed with a branch of the Labor Department in finding that Prairie S...

Appalachian Power explains lack of more coal-to-gas conversions

06/29/2015 The Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) unit of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) told the West Virginia Public Service Commission on June 24 t...

Court rules against limits on power plant mercury emissions

06/29/2015 A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled against federal regulators' attempts to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardou...

Critics: Dominion Virginia jumping gun on coal ash cleanup

06/29/2015 Environmental and water protection groups say Dominion Virginia Power is jumping the gun on the closure of coal ash impoundments at a nor...

Wyoming carbon-capture lab planning moves ahead

06/29/2015 Officials are studying researcher's requirements as they deliberate where a laboratory to test out carbon-capture technology at a Wyoming...

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