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Clean coal technologies endorsed by US Government World Coal
By Sam Dodson
Nov. 11, 2013
Eleven public and private organizations around Wyoming submitted proposals in hopes of landing a clean coal research facility that could cost up to $120 million to build. The proposals submitted to the University of Wyoming on Monday nominated a total of 15 sites in nine Wyoming counties where the facility could be built. DOE environmental review favors carbon-storage plan The State Journal-Register
By Chris Dettro
October 30, 2013
The FutureGen 2.0 carbon-storage project in Morgan County should go ahead with support from $1 billion in federal funding, the U.S. Department of Energy concludes in a final environmental study released Wednesday.
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A crucial test case for renewable energy is failing in Europe’s strongest economy. With its Energiewende, Germany sought to transition to renewable energies, but this widely heralded national shift is being scaled back amid spiraling costs, Chancellor Angela Merkel to...Continue Reading...
Priority in Pakistan: Turn on Lights
Pakistan may be a nuclear-armed nation but it’s turning to coal to keep the lights on. Blackouts of 12 to 20 hours a day have cost the economy a crippling $13.5 billion a year, the Wall Street Journal reports.Continue Reading...
U.S. Chamber: “Sue and Settle” Soaks American Taxpayers
“Sue and settle” maneuvers have cost the American economy billions, according to a new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Researchers found that a small number of environmental activists are successfully shaping America’s regulatory agenda through multi-mil...Continue Reading...
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Cambridge Energy Research Associates
A U.S. standard requiring 20 percent renewable energy by 2020 could boost rates 15 percent over other alternatives.