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2011-05-05 13:05:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced its proprietary carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, purification and compression system at Vattenfall AB's research and development facility in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany is onstream and performing a key role in the world's premier demonstration of oxyfuel carbon capture. Vattenfall, one of Europe's leading energy companies, held an inaugural ceremony today at the facility which hosts what is viewed globally as...

2011-05-02 16:56:00

Could Reduce the Cost of Greenhouse Gas Emission Control on New Coal-Fired Power Plants DURHAM, N.C., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that its Clean Energy Technology Development Center in Durham, North Carolina has achieved an important milestone in the effort to find low-cost technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The technology development, a collaboration between Southern Research and TK Energi A/S of...

2011-04-29 15:24:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Chris Gregoire today, joined by TransAlta executives, legislators, and members of the environmental and labor communities, signed legislation to phase out coal-fired energy production at the TransAlta power plant in Centralia. Senate Bill 5769 solidifies into law a collaborative agreement to close the state's two coal boilers - the first in 2020 and the second in 2025. The agreement provides a path to cleaner power while allowing the...

2011-04-28 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) announced today that in light of recent EPA rulings regarding mercury emissions control, Cemtrex is seeing a big surge in the number of business enquiries and opportunities for its mercury monitor across a wide range of industries such as cement plants, utilities and industrial boilers. In the history of the US EPA, 2011 is a landmark year as four major rules for control of mercury emissions have been published so...

2011-04-26 12:00:00

SaskPower to proceed with largest capital project in company history To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/saskpower/government-approves-124-billion-carbon-capture-project SASKATOON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ - The Government of Saskatchewan has approved construction of the Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage Demonstration Project - among the first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage facilities in the world. The $1.24 billion...

2011-04-14 11:42:00

Utility advances clean air strategy by retiring coal-fired generating units CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced plans Thursday to retire 18 older coal-fired generation units at three power plants as part of the federal utility's vision of being one of the nation's leading providers of low-cost and cleaner energy by 2020. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The retirements will help TVA reduce...

2011-03-31 11:00:00

Only 56% of Jobs Were Created, and Only 27% in 4 of the 5 Counties Studied Across the Nation Ochs Report Finds Energy Efficiency a Better Investment for Jobs Learn more at: www.afractionofthejobs.com CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies released a new report today showing for the first time the number of jobs created by large, new coal-fired power plants falls far below the amount promised before the plants were approved....

2011-03-15 14:50:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge in Birmingham on Monday dismissed a long-running clean air lawsuit brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency against Alabama Power. The case related to maintenance work conducted at the company's coal-fired power plants. Alabama Power maintained from the start that its activities were always in full compliance with the federal Clean Air Act. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Virginia Hopkins rejected EPA's...

2011-03-15 12:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) ion transport membrane (ITM) technology was presented a Technology Transfer Award by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) at a recent ceremony held in New Orleans, Louisiana. EPRI Technology Transfer Awards, which represent the highest achievements realized during the year by EPRI, specifically lauded Air Products for its "Ion Transport Membrane for Lower-Cost Oxygen Production." Air Products' patented...

2011-03-15 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF) announced that a new audio interview with CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen is available at ChartPoppers.com/iReports. Dr. Kukkonen adds to his recorded remarks, "The interview was conducted last week before the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. VIASPACE has many good friends in Japan, and I want to express my sorrow for the tragedy."...


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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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.