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SCOTUS hears arguments on new clean air standards

Yesterday the Supreme Court heard arguments on new standards that for the first time would establish nationwide limits on mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants. 75 more words

News

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

China's Capital City to Shut Major Coal Power Plants due to Excessive Pollution

(Bloomberg) — Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year. 379 more words

Utilities

Humanity's Critical Resources: Planning for Interactions

Scientific American magazine’s February 2015 issue contained a very interesting article explaining the interaction of what may be the three most important problems confronting planners for the future of humanity. 526 more words

Energy Industry

Global Mining: Blackout fears loom as India's coal shortage situation worsens

India is on the brink of a major power crisis as several power plants are running out of coal stocks.The number of thermal power plants with less than seven days of coal stocks has risen to 56 this week from 52 last week, government data showed on Wednesday as reported by Indian Firstpost news wire. 509 more words

Mozambique Mining Industry

Free exchange- An Illusion Explained

Wind and solar power are even more expensive than is commonly thought

SUBSIDIES for renewable energy are one of the most contested areas of public policy.

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Cost Of Energy