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Energy Expert Releases Study Showing Electric Prices Will Soar Under EPA’s Clean Power Plan

CHARLESTON — A state by state analysis by Eugene Trisko, an attorney who often represents the United Mine Workers, conducted for American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), estimates electric power prices will rise substantially should the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) clean power plant (CPP) rule be finalized. 102 more words


Coal Forum Asks for Governor’s Intervention in Closure of Coal-Fired Power Plants

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Coal Forum, an organization representing both coal mine labor and management in the state, has called on Governor Tomblin to use his executive powers to “forestall the closures” of six in-state coal-fired power plants. 152 more words


WEEKLY COAL PRODUCTION AND PRICE REPORT 6/12/15: U.S. Coal Production Essentially Unchanged from Last Week

Coal Commodity Region/Fuel          Avg. BTU SO2 Price  Price/mmBTU Central Appalachia              12,500 1.2  $52.75  $2.11 Northern Appalachia              13,000 3  $58.75  $2.26 Illinois Basin 1,218 more words

West Virginia Coal Association and Friends of Coal Join Legislature to Support Capito Bill

CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s legislative leadership and the coal industry are urging Congress to pass new legislation that could slow down the Obama Administration’s war on Appalachian coal. 845 more words



Coal Commodity Region/Fuel Avg. BTU SO2 Price  Price/mmBTU Central Appalachia 12,500 1.2  $52.85  $2.11 Northern Appalachia 13,000 3  $60.90  $2.34 Illinois Basin 959 more words

Friends of Coal Social Media Platform Continues Rapid Growth

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Coal Association’s social media platform is continuing to see rapid growth. We recently crossed 15,000 fans for our Friends of Coal West Virginia page ( 147 more words