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2010-04-30 09:13:35

The United States could completely stop emissions of carbon dioxide from coal-fired electric power plants - a crucial step for controlling global warming - within 20 years by using technology that already exists or could be commercially available within a decade.

2010-04-20 13:41:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyonic Corporation today announced it started operation of its carbon mineralization demonstration facility at Capitol Aggregates, Ltd. in San Antonio, one of the largest cement plants in Texas.

2010-04-19 13:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), an influential organization with a leadership position in the nation's efforts to maintain a sustainable environment, will not oppose air quality permits for the Tenaska Trailblazer Energy Center under development between Abilene and Sweetwater, Texas, and will withdraw from the contested case process currently in progress. Tenaska and EDF signed an agreement regarding the advanced energy facility today.

2010-04-16 12:21:00

PLAINFIELD, Ind., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Costs increase for plant that is key to modernizing Indiana generating fleetPlant will be one of the cleanest, most advanced coal-fired plants worldwideDuke Energy Indiana today filed testimony and exhibits with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission increasing the cost estimate for its Edwardsport coal gasification plant under construction in southwest Indiana.

2010-04-14 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today outlined a technology and regulatory path forward to achieve near-zero emissions from coal in offered testimony before the U.S.

2010-04-11 23:01:00

BEIJING, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.

2010-04-01 16:01:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp.

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2010-03-25 08:13:33

Relatives of ingredients in hair-conditioning shampoos and fabric softeners show promise as a long-sought material to fight global warming by "scrubbing" carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the flue gases from coal-burning electric power generating stations.

2010-03-24 12:37:00

MUNDELEIN, Ill., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Stream Turbines LLC is seeking a suitable company or group of investors that will license an invention that can produce continuous low-cost electricity from the constantly flowing Gulf Stream. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100324/CL76006) Unlike the intermittent energy that is in the winds, tides, and waves, the Gulf Stream's kinetic energy is relatively steady because it is produced by a Coriolis force that results from the...

2010-03-23 09:36:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by The Brattle Group evaluates several challenges facing natural gas demand growth in the coming decade under potential future climate legislation and recommends that U.S.


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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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