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2013-09-26 23:31:45

Sharon Kleyne Links Coal and Other Emissions With Global Crisis in Air Pollution, Water Vapor and Dehydration Diseases Such as Dry Eye. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 For decades, scientists have been researching the environmental and health impact of airborne emissions from the burning of fossil fuels to generate electricity. According to water and health advocate Sharon Kleyne, many potential long-term consequences have not been adequately considered. The longtime radio...

2013-09-24 16:23:04

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boilermakers Local 154 Business Manager Raymond C. Ventrone and Pennsylvania Coal Alliance CEO John Pippy today announced the formation of Energy United, representing pro-coal leaders and citizens in Western Pennsylvania and committed to educating Western Pennsylvania residents about the importance of coal to the local economy. "We don't need to choose between a clean environment and affordable, reliable electricity and the jobs and economic...

2013-09-24 12:31:02

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that it completed a new secured credit facility, including an expanded five-year $1.65 billion revolver due in 2018 and a seven-year $1.2 billion term loan due in 2020. The new credit facility replaces the company's $1.5 billion revolver and $1.2 billion term loans due in 2015 and 2016. "Peabody elected to capitalize on attractive market conditions and refinance our existing credit facility...

2013-09-23 20:21:44

Issued Capital:  150,526,976 LONDON, ON, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) is taking voluntary steps to assist the British Columbia ("BC") and Tahltan Governments in peacefully resolving a disturbance that has been occurring at the Company's Arctos Anthracite metallurgical coal project site in Northwestern BC. While all of Fortune's activities at the project site are focused on...

2013-09-20 23:04:44

Transparency Market Research published new "Coal Bed Methane Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecast, 2010 – 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/coal-bed-methane-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Coal Bed Methane Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and...

2013-09-20 16:21:21

MONESSEN, Pa., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, made the following statement in response to the proposed federal standards on carbon emissions: "These standards effectively ban construction of new, efficient coal-fueled power plants that greatly reduce emissions through the use of clean-coal technology. This will force a reliable, affordable, domestically produced fuel source out of the energy mix, causing dire economic consequences...

2013-09-20 12:21:50

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) announced today: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120727/CG47668LOGO) "The coal-based generation industry has made tremendous progress in reducing emissions in recent years - with non-greenhouse-gas emissions per unit of coal consumed down 90 percent since 1970," said...

2013-09-19 08:22:30

Government upholds validity of fieldwork permits and appoints mediator Issued Capital: 150,526,976 LONDON, ON, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) welcomes the September 17, 2013 statement from the British Columbia ("BC") Government that it supports the legal right of companies to safely perform permitted work, and the related appointment of mediator Geoff Freer. ...

2013-09-19 08:22:25

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (CCTC) ("the Company"), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, today announced that all major components of the pilot plant in LeFlore County, Oklahoma have been received. With this, the pilot plant project has entered the construction phase to be carried out over the next several weeks. On the back of the Site...

2013-09-19 08:21:57

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- James River Coal Company (Nasdaq: JRCC) (the "Company"), today announced the final results of its previously announced offers to exchange (i) up to $31.739 million aggregate principal amount of its 10.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2018 (the "New Notes") for any and all of its outstanding 4.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 ("Existing 2015 Notes") and (ii) up to $22.705 million aggregate principal amount of its New Notes for any and...


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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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