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2013-11-01 12:23:48

Public and Stakeholder Input Critical to Kansas' Energy Future LENEXA, Kan., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting Kansans to participate in one of 11 "listening sessions" that the agency is conducting around the country to solicit ideas about the best ways to reduce carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. These sessions will provide members of the public and other stakeholders in Kansas with the...

2013-10-31 12:22:40

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia, October 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: NEWC) ("New Colombia or the Company") announces that on October 30, 2013 they filed an environmental impact assessment (EIA) with the Agencia Nacional de Mineria of Colombia. Today the Company is submitting the EIA to the Regional Autonomous Corp (CAR) of Guaduas. New Colombia Resources owns Concession Contract ILE-09551 for the exploitation of Coal and other...

2013-10-31 08:24:45

-- Third quarter 2013 revenue and adjusted EBITDA of $1.2 billion and $33 million, respectively BRISTOL, Va., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, reported a third quarter 2013 net loss of $458 million or $2.07 per diluted share compared with a net loss of $46 million or $0.21 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2012. Excluding the items described in our "Reconciliation of Adjusted Net Loss to Net Loss," the third...

2013-10-31 08:24:28

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhino Resource Partners LP (NYSE: RNO) ("Rhino" or the "Partnership") announced today its financial and operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. For the quarter, the Partnership reported Adjusted EBITDA of $15.7 million and net income of $2.9 million, compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $21.3 million and net income of $8.9 million in the third quarter of 2012. Diluted earnings per common unit were $0.10 for the quarter compared to...

2013-10-30 16:22:30

CLEVELAND, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) today announced income from continuing operations of $12.3 million, or $1.54 per diluted share, and revenues of $228.6 million for the 2013 third quarter, compared with income from continuing operations of $10.4 million, or $1.23 per diluted share, and revenues of $210.1 million in the third quarter of 2012. The Company reported income from continuing operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2013 of $21.9...

2013-10-30 12:22:53

Federal Estimates Overstate Reserves by Including Coal That Cannot Be Mined Profitably; Production Already Down in All Major Coal Mining States ... And Utility Consumers Are Facing Rising Energy Bill Prices. WASHINGTON , Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America does not have 200 years in coal "reserves" since much of the coal that is now left in the ground cannot be mined profitably, according to a major new report from the Boulder, CO-based nonprofit Clean Energy Action (CEA)....

2013-10-30 08:24:39

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), Operator of the Shouyang Block Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, today announced that an additional 21 wells have been commenced since July 31, bringing to 74 the total number of wells spudded in 2013. Additionally, 32 additional wells have been fraced since July 31, bringing to 58 the number of wells fraced in 2013. Of the 74 wells...

2013-10-29 16:21:44

Public and Stakeholder Input Critical to Colorado's Energy Future DENVER, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting Coloradoans to participate in one of 11 "listening sessions" that the agency is conducting around the country to solicit ideas about the best ways to reduce carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. These sessions will provide members of the public and other stakeholders in Colorado with the...

2013-10-29 16:21:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coal's affordability and reliability as an energy source, coupled with American emission reduction technology, could give the U.S. a significant competitive edge over other countries, the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance told a congressional committee today. Instead, Alliance CEO John Pippy said, regulators are squandering an opportunity by proposing emission standards that cannot be met with current technology, with the likely result of...

2013-10-29 16:21:04

PIRAEUS, Greece, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") announced today that the reference in the press release, dated September 18, 2013, with respect to the acquisition of the Viking Mine should have been to the acquisition of the rights to mine at the Viking Mine. In addition, the Company previously indicated in the same release that the acquisition price for the transactions will be $68 million, however, the acquisition price will...


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2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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