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GOP AMENDMENT PERMITS STATES TO OPT OUT OF EPA RULES: POWER PLANTS, COAL...

Hill: “Senate Republicans are proposing a budget amendment that would let states opt out of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) controversial climate rule for power plants. 292 more words

Politics

Justices to hear arguments over EPA mercury limits

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by industry groups and Republican-led states that want to roll back Obama administration environmental rules aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants that contribute to respiratory illnesses, birth defects and developmental problems in children. 441 more words

Environment

A Convenient Partnership Between Carbon Capture and Wind Energy

by Tim Storer

Carbon Capture Storage (CCS) technologies help to reduce emissions from fossil fuel energy operations, such as coal fired power plants. While these technologies have the benefit of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and making the operations more climate friendly, they are costly for extraction companies. 623 more words

Wind Power

Chemtrails Are Coal Ash - Really?

CLICK HERE:  Essential reading exposes the past 100 year effort to warm the climate with various Geoengineering strategies to melt arctic ice.

“Chemtrails Are Coal Ash” 2,119 more words
Chemtrail

Response (2) to US Shift to Natural Gas - Effects on EU Coal Consumption

By Mohamed

(Note: This is a response to another post here. It’s entered as a new post in order to maintain the graphics – John) 284 more words

Traditional Energy

Climate funds for coal highlight lack of UN rules

KANCI KULON, Indonesia (AP) — About $1 billion in loans under a U.N. initiative for poor countries to tackle global warming is going toward the construction of power plants fired by coal, the biggest human source of carbon pollution. 1,225 more words

Politics

Wyoming PSC chairman: EPA's CO2 rules unrealistic

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — New rules to cut carbon dioxide emissions nationwide could force utilities to have to shut down four coal-fired power plants in Wyoming years before they would be obsolete otherwise, said the chairman of the Wyoming Public Service Commission. 292 more words

Environment