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GOP launches secret group to attack West Virginia coal baron

The Republican establishment has launched an emergency intervention in the West Virginia Senate primary aimed at stopping recently imprisoned coal baron Don Blankenship from winning the party’s nomination. Late last week, a newly-formed [...]
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In China’s Coal Country, a Ban Brings Blue Skies, Cold Homes

Many coal stoves were removed before new furnaces were installed, leaving tens of thousands of people shivering without heat when winter’s first cold snap arrived earlier than normal. Then, with so many districts switching to natural [...]
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Donald Trump Will Have To Find Another Crazy Coal Hugger For Top Environmental Job

2 months ago | 0 comment
Oceans? What do oceans have to do with coal? In what might be a slight speed bump in the Trump administration’s plans to have all American schoolchildren getting a daily serving of beautiful clean coal in their school lunches, the White House [...]
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Trump Appointees Accidentally Fuck Over Coal Companies In Name Of Free Market. WHOOPS!

3 months ago | 0 comment
The smart glasses failed again. Energy Secretary Rick Perry had a great idea to help bring back the coal industry: a plan that would subsidize power generation stations that stored 90 days of fuel on-site, to prevent disruptions in the power [...]
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Jailbird Coal CEO Don Blankenship Running For Senate Because Dead Miners Can’t Vote

5 months ago | 0 comment
Don Blankenship at a — get this — Labor Day event. Former coal baron Don Blankenship, who recently finished a federal prison sentence for his role in a 2010 mine explosion, filed Tuesday to run for the US Senate in West Virginia, because [...]
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World Tells Trump To Stuff ‘Clean Coal’ Up His Carbon Chute (We Are Talking About His Ass)

5 months ago | 0 comment
‘The climate is hotter than your mutti’ is some first class trolling. The UN is holding its annual climate change summit in Bonn, Germany, this year, and the only event sponsored by the United States of America was a panel discussion on [...]
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Trump coal backer wins big under Perry’s power plan

5 months ago | 0 comment
A proposal by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to alter the nation’s electricity markets would provide a windfall for a small group of companies — most strikingly one owned by coal magnate Bob Murray, a prominent backer of President Donald [...]
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In China’s Coal Capital, Xi Jinping’s Dream Remains Elusive

6 months ago | 0 comment
Most important, they said, Mr. Xi’s China dream had yet to deliver what they needed most: better jobs, improved health care and affordable housing. Photo A former resident of Xiaoyaotou, which was razed to the ground, [...]
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Trump’s Love Affair with Coal

6 months ago | 0 comment
In February, surrounded by coal miners at the White House, President Donald Trump signed a bill repealing the Obama-era Stream Protection Rule, which would have restricted coal companies from burying streams. “This is a major threat to your [...]
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Australia Debates: Does a Warming Planet Really Need More Coal?

6 months ago | 0 comment
That could more than double coal output in Australia, which already produces more coal than any other nation except China, the United States and India. About 88 percent of the 487 tons of coal mined in Australia is exported. Photo [...]