Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: coal

As cleanup dispute looms, Peabody-linked group pushes Navajo Nation to buy...

If the Navajo Nation were to buy the plant and mine, Peabody could shift liability for the shutdown onto the shoulders of the Nation.

Who else might like Medicare for All? Retired coal miners who...

"Because of the inherent health risks for mine workers, we can easily see the need for a health system that guarantees they get the care they need. Only Medicare for All solves these problems, and provides the security workers need."

A vote to retire two coal-fired power plants passes despite Trump’s...

"It is not about coal. This decision is about economics."

US coal consumption to reach an all-time low in decades

"The trend lines showing the demise of coal shouldn't come as a shock to anyone, including those in the Trump administration and coal industry executives."

Avenue Capital’s plans to revive West’s largest coal-fired power plant spark...

Members of the Navajo nation traveled from Arizona to Avenue Capital Group’s offices in New York City to push for a 2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS), near Page, Arizona.

Trump administration admits 1,400+ more people will die each year following...

Trump recently announced a massive rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations on coal-fired power plants and carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change.

Taxpayers still shelling out billions annually in fossil fuel subsidies

The U.S. spent $26 billion a year supporting fossil fuels and scored the worst in ending support for coal mining, a pet project of President Trump.

UK goes 55 hours without coal power, breaking record

In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.

Deadly oil spill leaves Indonesian Bay ‘like a gas station’

Hundreds of locals have reported health issues including difficulty breathing, nausea and vomiting from the smell of fuel and black smoke.

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Tread carefully, think big: Impressions on AOC and the Green New Deal

It will be up to the activist communities she came from to defend the Green New Deal and push for it to become a reality in 2020 and beyond.

Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a winning movement strategy

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

Howard’s end

Now, it seems, all you need to get the media to anoint you is the money to buy an infinite amount of media. For Schultz, like Trump, it’s all about money and media.

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

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