Powder River Basin
Locals describe the Kentucky company behind the first new mine in decades as “arrogant bullies” who “trespassed on people’s private property.”
This year, two energy companies that have each received billions of dollars in subsidies and financial support from the federal government are going into bankruptcy.
The PRB, stretching from northeast Wyoming into southern Montana, generates 40 percent of our nation's coal, more than any other region. Much of this coal comes from taxpayer-owned public lands. So why are coal companies being given a sweetheart deal to extract it?
Although no coal production is actually taking place here, a filthy fuel with even more severe climate impacts than coal is leaving port bound for foreign power plants.
WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Two top U.S. senators are calling for the Interior Department to investigate whether coal companies
'G'BYE BEACH' Dr. James points out a few less-obvious public health consequences that might be more difficult to mitigate
Despite his administration's rhetorical embrace of clean energy, when push comes to shove, Obama is effectively using modest wind and solar investments as cover for a broader embrace of dirty fuels.
Next time you buy an iPod, don't forget to add the CO2 cost of moving coal from Powder River Basin, Wyo., to Guangzhou, China.
Uranium One, a Canadian company mired in controversy over its proposed purchase by a Russian mining conglomerate, is divesting