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Tri-state area workers and officials rally for coal

PITTSBURGH,Pa.(WYTV) — Inside of Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh, people from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia spoke out against the Environmental Protection Agencies proposed regulations…which would have a drastic impact on coal mines. 220 more words

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Tri-state area and officials rally for coal

PITTSBURGH,Pa. (WKBN) — Inside of Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh, people from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia spoke out against the Environmental Protection Agencies proposed regulations…which would have a drastic impact on coal mines. 220 more words

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Robert Rapier on Global Coal Consumption

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Robert has been working through the definitive BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014, producing so far three posts on the implications of the BP data. 66 more words

Energy Policy

Health or Jobs?

A recent news report about the reaction of some officials in Alabama to the EPA’s new standards for carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants [ 241 more words

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The Coal War on West Virginia and the Appalachian Mountains

Just some drops in the bucket:

1883—2014–21,000 deaths in coal mine accidents

1998-2014–170 deaths in coal mine accidents

1968—2007–Black Lung—1500 Coal Miner Black Lung deaths each year (source: UMWA) That’s close to 60,000 black lung deaths just since 1968… 175 more words

Coal, union rallies dot Pittsburgh landscape this week

Thousands of protesters are poised to fill the streets of Pittsburgh in coming days, including health care workers marching through Downtown Wednesday afternoon and coal … 8 more words