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2011-03-14 18:02:00

PUEBLO, Colo., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Corp.

2011-03-10 16:19:00

PLAINFIELD, Ind., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In testimony filed with Indiana state utility regulators Thursday, Duke Energy Indiana proposed significant customer protections associated with the construction of its Edwardsport coal gasification plant near Vincennes, Ind. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) The company is proposing to cap the project's construction costs to be passed along to customers at $2.72 billion, excluding financing costs on that amount.

2011-03-10 15:51:00

ST. LOUIS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.

2011-02-28 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit today in Washington, DC, Codexis, Inc.

2011-02-18 09:00:00

10 Worst States for CO2 Pollution Are TX, FL, OH, IN, PA, IL, KY, GA, AL and MO. Half of New Coal-Fired Power Generation in the U.S. in 2010 Came Online in Texas. WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-01-31 07:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: TMEN) has announced that Xavier A. Dorai has been appointed President and CEO of Babcock-Thermo Carbon Capture LLC.

2011-01-26 13:43:00

So-Called "Clean Energy Standard" Highlighted in Obama State of the Union Speech, But Huge Health, Environmental Costs Associated With Nuclear, Coal WASHINGTON, Jan.

2011-01-25 11:17:00

As Washington Debates "Clean Energy Standard," Report Details Little-Understood Harmful Water, Health and Other Impacts of Coal and Nuclear Power in U.S. WASHINGTON, Jan.


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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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