Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: coal

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.

The ultimate blow back universe

In other words, President Donald Trump has dedicated himself to nailing humanity to a cross of coal.

Coal lobbyist hosted fundraisers for senators evaluating his nomination for top...

Andrew Wheeler raised funds for Republican senators on the committee that makes the preliminary decision on confirming appointments to the agency.

EPA holding its only public hearing on clean power plan repeal...

The EPA will receive online comments about its proposal and any requests for additional public meetings until Jan. 16.

Oregon and Washington join 20 countries to phase out coal by...

"Phasing out coal power is good news for the climate, for our health and for our kids."

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...