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U.S. Coal Is Making A Transitory Comeback

While the U.S. Administration is pushing its green energy agenda and wants to decarbonize the power grid by 2035, coal is making a comeback this year as high natural gas prices incentivize more coal use in electricity generation.

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Higher Coal, Natural Gas Prices Contribute to West Virginia's November Tax Revenue Surplus

People across the U.S. might be paying higher prices for energy, but coal and natural gas severance tax revenue in West Virginia played a large role in November’s budget surplus.

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Trump Rule Meant to Save Coal is Forcing Plants to Close

A wastewater rule the Trump administration pushed through as a Hail Mary for struggling coal plants is now being cited as a reason some of those same units are opting to close.

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Komatsu, PIMS Group Giving Life to Coal

Komatsu and PIMS Group have formed an agreement that will help extend the life of multiple Queensland coal mines.

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Glencore Boss Defends Coal Business After Activist Push to Exit

Glencore Plc’s new chief executive officer defended the company’s sprawling coal business after it emerged this week that an activist investor was pushing for an exit from the dirtiest fuel.

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DOE Awards $35 Million for Technologies to Reduce Methane Emissions

“Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that is more than 25 times as potent as carbon dioxide and we must adopt technologies to dramatically reduce these emissions,” said Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm.

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Coal Has Certainly Got a Future

Since 2000, the value of coal has continued to prove itself as an affordable, reliable source of electricity.

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PCMIA/SME Pittsburgh Joint Meeting Hears About Net-Negative CO2 Baseload Power

The 2021 PCMIA/SME Pittsburgh Section Annual Joint Meeting, which drew nearly 200 was held last week, October 21-22, at its traditional home, the Hilton Garden Inn – Southpointe, Canonsburg, PA.

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