Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: coal

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Latest Effort to Block Air Pollution Rule

Twenty states tried to derail the Obama administration’s mercury regulation.

Court OKs the Destruction of Koala Habitat for a Giant Coal...

The Chinese-owned project could kill hundreds of the marsupials in one of Australia’s most fertile agricultural regions.

Army of Lobbyists Push LNG Exports, Methane Hydrates, Coal in Senate...

A newly introduced bill includes provisions that would expedite the liquefied natural gas (LNG) export permitting process, heap subsidies on coal technology, and fund research geared toward discovering a way to tap into methane hydrate reserves.

Obama Ends New Coal Leases on Public Lands

The federal coal leasing program had not been updated for 30 years until Obama’s recent move to stop a majority of new coal leasing on America’s public lands.

Will This Lord of the Manor Get Locked Up?

The former Massey Energy CEO is now on trial for negligence in the worst mine disaster in modern American history. It's about time Don Blankenship is put in the hot seat for putting money above everything else.

‘Carbon Copy:’ How Big Oil and King Coal Ghost Write Letters...

A coal mining company has been writing protest letters for allied policymakers and business groups. These letters are almost identical to one another requesting time extensions to begin implementing new rules in dictating the coal industry. Sketchy, right?

Why You Should Dump Your Oil, Coal and Gas Stocks if...

Big Coal and Big Oil are dead men walking. So if you have hopes in retiring on them, think again. Stocks in these companies will get you nowhere—they're outmoded and prone to crashing. It's time to put your securities elsewhere.

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”