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China's coking coal imports hit record high in August
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

China's imports of coking coal hit a record high in August, according to data from General Administration of Customs. Last month, the imports of the ...

Trade sector could use displaced coal miners, officials say
Cowboy State Daily

Business and government leaders around the Wyoming are scrambling to make sure Wyoming workers remain Wyoming workers as the jobs in the ...

Vermonters join rally and direct action to shut down coal plant

“The coal industry and the larger fossil fuel industry have been reaping profits by stealing from our future for generations. Any nonviolent act that ...

Mined Anthracite Coal Market | Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2027
Analytics News

Mined Anthracite Coal Market – Power Generation Applications to Chart the Growth Course. The mined anthracite coal industry is tracing a pedestrian ...

67 people protesting fossil fuels arrested at New Hampshire coal plant
Fox 59

Sixty-seven people protesting the use of fossil fuels were arrested Saturday after they trespassed at a coal plant in Bow, New Hampshire, city officials ...

Regulatory delays slow efforts to stop burning coal at Duluth steam plant
Duluth News Tribune

While the push to wean Duluth's steam plant off coal continues, the fossil fuel will continue to remain part of the facility's diet for the foreseeable future, ...

Advocates banking on new Illinois coal ash law to protect rivers and wells
Energy News Network

The Vermilion coal plant shut down in 2011, and the Joliet coal plant that long disposed of ash in Lincoln Stone Quarry was converted to natural gas in ...

More South Korean coal power plant curbs needed to tackle pollution - advisory group
Yahoo Finance

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea should close up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants between December and February and nearly half in March ...

More South Korean coal power plant curbs needed to tackle pollution - advisory group
Yahoo Finance

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea should close up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants between December and February and nearly half in March ...

Environmentalists sue Poland's major coal power plant
Hartford Courant

An environmental group is suing the operator of Poland's giant Belchatow power plant to court, seeking to make Europe's single biggest carbon ...

Duke Energy reveals new details on planned closures for coal units
Charlotte Business Journal

Duke Energy Carolinas may be able to close two coal units at its Allen Steam Station two years earlier than previously announced and close one of its ...

Japanese coking coal imports fall in August
Argus Media

Japanese coking coal imports fell in August as weak steel demand caused mills to scale back production, reducing their raw materials requirements.

China aims to shut 8.7 GW of coal power by year-end - regulator

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will aim to shut a total of 8.66 gigawatts (GW) of obsolete coal-fired power capacity by the end of this year, its energy ...

No reduction in coal consumption anytime soon, says govt
India Today

On the question of carbon emissions due to use of coal and challenges to reduce it for protecting environment he said, "We have already 80 gigawatts ...

No sign Duterte will end ban on open-pit mining — spokesman
BusinessWorld Online

Rodolfo L. Velasco, head of the MGB's Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development division, said in the same conference that the lifting of the ...

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