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U.S. Department of Energy putting money into coal ‘innovation’ grants

$122 million to go to research into using coal as a base for materials
By Reid Frazier

Pa. lawmakers hear from industry, environmental advocates on impact of cap-and-trade program

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy committee on Tuesday invited regulators, industry representatives, and environmental advocates to talk about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

By Rachel McDevitt


The coal industry was already struggling. Now it’s getting hammered by coronavirus

'Everything that can go wrong, has gone wrong'
By Reid Frazier

EPA rolls back air regulations for waste coal plants in western Pa., W.Va.

Mercury rule exemption applies to three plants in Pennsylvania, one in West Virginia
By Reid Frazier

Updated: March 27, 2020 | 10:17 am

Mine workers’ union wants more protections against COVID-19

Gov. Wolf allowed coal mines to stay open amid coronavirus pandemic
By Reid Frazier

Wolf’s cap-and-trade proposal takes a step forward

The Democratic governor issued an executive order declaring Pennsylvania would join a regional agreement aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Not everyone is on board.

By Katie Meyer

Feds lower coal mine cleanup funding for Pa.

Declining coal production, end of one-time funding stream cause $20 million drop
By Reid Frazier

Study: Replacing coal plants with natural gas cut pollution, saved lives

Fracking pollution not included in study; could lessen health benefits, author says
By Reid Frazier

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