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2014-05-29 12:23:26

66% Believe Power System Modernization is a Good Idea, with 74% in Support of Cutting Back Old Power Plants Through Greater Energy Efficiency and 58% Favoring the Use of Lower Emission Power Sources Even If It Costs More Money WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) readies its draft guideline for greenhouse gas emissions from the electric power sector under the Clean Air Act, a new survey shows that Americans...

2014-05-29 12:23:25

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, President Obama is expected to announce Clean Air Act regulation that will cut carbon pollution from the nation's existing power plants. In two studies scheduled for release in June, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) shows that the President's plans should pose little risk for the U.S. economy or energy system, and actually may present significant opportunities. Using a model that assumes coal-fired power plants...

2014-05-28 12:24:09

ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce was recognized by the World Coal Association (WCA) for global leadership in mining safety. Boyce was honored with the WCA Chairman's Special Award, presented Monday at the World Coal Association board of directors meeting in Canberra, Australia. The honor is a special designation from Dr. Zhang Xiwu, Chairman - World Coal Association and Chairman of Shenhua Group...

2014-05-27 23:02:09

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a comprehensive report, “Cutting Carbon Emissions Under §111(d): The case for expanding solar energy in America.” The report offers a detailed, point-by-by point case as to why states should take advantage of clean solar energy as part of their efforts to comply with §111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 With the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to announce new air quality...

Power Plant Emissions Verified Remotely At Four Corners Sites
2014-05-20 03:06:50

Los Alamos National Laboratory The study is the first to show that space-based techniques can successfully verify international regulations on fossil energy emissions. Air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from two coal-fired power plants in the Four Corners area of northwest New Mexico, the largest point source of pollution in America, were measured remotely by a Los Alamos National Laboratory team. Led by Laboratory senior scientist Manvendra Dubey, the study is the first to...

Abundant Shale Gas Will Not Likely Alter Climate Predictions
2014-05-15 08:27:49

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Climatologists and energy scientists know that replacing higher-emission energy sources with natural gas will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to a new study from Duke University, however, even without policies specifically designed to reduce greenhouse gases, abundant shale gas will not cause a substantial change in total emissions. The study was published in a recent issue of Environmental Science and Technology. The...

2014-05-13 04:21:30

New Report Details Benefits of Advanced Energy Technologies for Buildings and Industry, Electricity Generation, Electricity Delivery and Grid Management WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's electric power system can be modernized for higher performance by adopting advanced energy technologies that reduce carbon emissions and provide a variety of other economic and system benefits, according to a new report released today by the Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)....

2014-05-08 16:29:32

ST. LOUIS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today cited a number of 2013 accomplishments and discussed broad market conditions at the company's annual shareholder's meeting. "2013 was a year of substantial achievement despite market headwinds," Boyce said. "We matched our record safety performance from 2012, increased productivity, reduced costs, lowered capital investments, generated solid cash flow and repaid...

2014-05-07 16:23:04

ST. LOUIS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new advertising campaign launched today highlights the vital role that clean coal plays in keeping St. Louis skies blue and energy bills low. The multi-media campaign consists of billboards, bus signage and radio spots and aims to educate St. Louisans on the economic and environmental benefits of today's coal-fueled electricity. The campaign touts "Today's Coal. Blue Skies. Life Empowered." and is sponsored by Peabody Energy. It...

2014-05-02 12:22:54

NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (OTC: CCTCD) ("CCTC"), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, has released the following update to shareholders in light of the market reaction since the announcement of the Company's reverse stock split that took place April 25, 2014. As previously announced, it had been the Company's goal from the outset to implement the reverse...


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