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The UK and U.S. Northeast Face a Pending Energy Shortage Analysis Nuclear

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The United Kingdom and the U.S. Northeast may have something in common going into next winter—a possible energy shortage. Both countries are closing existing power plants—coal-fired and nuclear—in favor of renewable and natural gas generating technologies. In the United States, …

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Obama Admin’s Destructive Policies: First Coal, then Nuclear; Now Wood Analysis Nuclear

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Just as the Energy Information Administration (EIA) is telling us that more people are relying on wood for home heating, the President’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is introducing new regulations to dampen its use. The Obama administration claims it wants …

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Coal Fired Units Shutting Down Despite Lower Generating Prices Analysis Coal

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The Energy Information Administration (EIA) is reporting that over 5 gigawatts of additional coal-fired plant retirements have been announced by owners and operators of the plants since November 2013 mainly to comply with EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS). …

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SCOTUS Sides with Big Government Coal Coal

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“It is becoming clear that the Justices are now becoming part of the Washington elite, which accepts power in the hands of the government as the coin of the realm. It is too bad they condone taking those coins from

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An Increase in Coal-Fired Plant Retirements Means Fewer Coal Mine Jobs Analysis Coal

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So, if somebody wants to build a coal plant, they can – it’s just that it will bankrupt them.” President Obama, 2008

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) is forecasting an increase in the number of coal-fired plants that will …

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Obama’s War on Coal Continues While Global Demand Increases Analysis Coal

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set rules limiting the amount of carbon dioxide a new coal plant can release, forcing coal plants to use expensive, unproven carbon capture and storage (CCS) systems to meet that limit. But CCS technology …

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