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2014-01-08 12:23:54

MONESSEN, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance: "The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to regulate carbon emissions from new coal-fired power plants, published today, imposes limits that are not achievable using current technology, contrary to the requirement under the law. "Consequently, the proposal would preclude the construction of new coal-fired power plants in...

2014-01-07 23:02:50

Transparency Market Research Report added "Global Coal Fired Power Generation - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/coal-fired-power-generation-market.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Coal Fired Power Generation (Pulverized Coal Systems, Cyclone Furnaces, Fluidized-bed...

2014-01-07 12:22:21

HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Block Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, announces a continued rise in gas production from the Shouyang Block since the latest release issued December 31, 2013. Following the December 31(st) announcement that the bridge facility with Standard Chartered Bank has been amended to extend the...

2014-01-06 00:20:15

SINGAPORE, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus has launched cfr coal assessments for the east coast of India. Argus will assess spot prices on a weekly basis for three main grades of coal delivered to the key port of Krishnapatnam. The grades are NAR 5,500 kcal/kg, GAR 5,000 kcal/kg and GAR 4,200 kcal/kg. The new assessments further expand Argus coverage of the key coal markets in Asia-Pacific and reflect growing interest in...

2014-01-05 23:00:58

Although demand from emerging economies will not rival prerecession levels, they will still demand metallurgical coal at high rates to satisfy steel requirements. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Coal Mining industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 The Coal Mining industry has struggled over the five years to 2013, with revenue expected to decline an average of 5.4% annually to $43.5 billion....

2013-12-27 04:20:36

DUBLIN, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6q76d/phthalic) has announced the addition of the "Global Phthalic Anhydride Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6q76d/phthalic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Phthalate plasticizer was the largest...


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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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