Blowin’ in the Wind 2.0

In their opinion editorial from this past Sunday – Blowin’ in the wind: An appeals court stymies the cause of clean air – the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette discusses their view of the implications of the of recent…

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Coal Summit Calls on Legislators

WESA radio out of Pittsburgh reported on a bipartisan coal industry summit in Pittsburgh last Friday. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says a national energy policy should work towards clean coal burning. “[A national policy…

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GOP says report proves EPA rules burdensome

The Hill reports that Republicans said a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report proved their claims that a pair of environmental rules would harm the economy and electric reliability: The GAO report released Thursday touched on two…

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Coal will power economy for decades to come

In a guest opinion piece in the LA Times, Robert Bryce of the Center for Energy Policy and the Environment at the Manhattan Institute talks about coal’s vital importance to our global economy. Bryce writes, “Over…

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10th Anniversary of the Quecreek Mine Rescue

Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of the Quecreek Mine Rescue, when 9 miners were rescued in Somerset County after spending 77 hours underground. WITF-FM reports that Joe Sbaffoni, the director of the state’s Bureau of…

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Coal is Key in Keystone State

Coal is Key in Keystone State

With coal being an important natural resource in Pennsylvania—not only does the state get nearly half of its electricity from coal, it also provides thousands of jobs to Pennsylvanians—it’s no surprise that the President has…

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