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Changing Times: Fighting Coal Mine Expansion: Charges Against Australia's Wollar Three Are Dismissed
Business  (tags: Aboriginal, Australia, Bev Smiles, Bruce Hughes, Bylong, coal, culture, habitat, heritage, Hunter Valley, KEPCO, mining, Mudgee, NSW, Peabody, Stephanie Luke, Wilpinjong, Annette Gartland, Changing Times, Good News )

Evelyn
- 14 days ago - changingtimes.media
"Australians should have the right to express their views & protest projects they see as harmful to humanity & the environment." "This is a win for people power & the right to protest. Congratulations to the Wollar Three, this was always a political ...
Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuclear Plants
Business  (tags: dying industries, coal, nuclear, Pres. Trump, Energy Sec. Rick Perry )

Judy
- 16 days ago - memphisdailynews.com
President Donald Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open, calling it a matter of national and economic security
The US Coal Industry Is Going Out, Not With a Whimper, But With a Burst of Rent-Seeking
Business  (tags: coal, dying industry, energy, subsidies and handouts, Trump )

Judy
- 296 days ago - vox.com
The US coal industry is dying -- but not with any dignity. As the end approaches, its sense of aggrieved entitlement is increasingly naked, its demands for government handouts increasingly frantic.
Top US Coal Boss Robert Murray: Trump 'Can't Bring Mining Jobs Back'
Business  (tags: Coal, Mining, Donald Trump, Energy Fossil fuels, interviews )

Judy
- 448 days ago - theguardian.com
America's biggest coal boss is hopeful that his industry will soon be freed of "fraudulent" green legislation that has hampered his industry, but warned Donald Trump to "temper" expectations about a boom in mining jobs.
Trump Advisors Aim to Privatize Oil-Rich Indian Reservations
Business  (tags: Indigenous Rights, U.S., Donald Trump, Native American Affairs Coalition, Tribal Land, Oil Companies, Coal, Dakota Access Pipeline, Privatization, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 560 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
"We should take tribal land away from public treatment," said Markwayne Mullin, a Republican U.S. Representative from Oklahoma and a Cherokee tribe member who is co-chairing Trump's Native American Affairs Coalition.
Feds Crack Down on Coal Cleanup Financing
Business  (tags: Maria Cantwell, Coal, Coal mining, Interior Department, Office of Surface Mining )

Judy
- 678 days ago - thehill.com
Federal regulators are asking states to stop giving coal-mining permits to companies without the financing to guarantee that they can pay to clean up the mines after they are abandoned.
We Could Be Witnessing the Death of the Fossil Fuel Industry - Will It Take the Rest of the Economy Down With It?
Business  (tags: fossil fuel, oil, coal, economy, debt, bankruptcy, economy )

Freya
- 786 days ago - alternet.org
In just two decades, the total value of the energy being produced via fossil fuel extraction has plummeted by more than half. Now $3 trillion of debt is at risk.
Koalas for Coal: Will It Come to This in NSW?
Business  (tags: Australia, New South Wales, coal, koalas, choices, economy, finance, business, options )

Evelyn
- 1114 days ago - independentaustralia.net
Can we have our cake and eat it, or will offsetting cost our natural heritage? Koalas or coal; nature or one-off profits; short-term gain or things of wonder for our grandkids? These are the choices we have to make,
Tell Interior That Americans Deserve a Fair Return on Federal Coal
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, coal, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, energy, ethics, finance, government, investing, money, usa )

Kathy
- 1149 days ago - pogo.org
Public lands belong to all Americans. So, when companies mine coal from federal lands and sell it for a profit, they're required to pay royalties back to the American people. The Interior Department collects these royalties on our behalf and disburses the
French Banks Reject Galilee Coal
Business  (tags: Good News, Australia, Galilee Basin, Queensland, coal, investment, SustainableDevelopment, finance, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Credit Agricole )

Evelyn
- 1156 days ago - ethicalinvestor.com.au
3 major French banks have joined the investing boycott against coal mines in the Galilee Basin in Queensland, and the coal ports in the Great Barrier Reef. join eight other international banks that have declared they will not fund
L.A. Times: Minority Groups Fight Solar Power
Business  (tags: solar power, energy companies, naacp, environment, coal, oil )

M.N.
- 1222 days ago - latimes.com
Support from minority organizations has given power companies a potent ally in their fight to slow the spread of solar energy installations, saying incentives favor the wealthy. How can renewable proponents reach out to counter energy company lobbying?
Coal Companies Are Selling Coal To Themselves To Get More Government Subsidies
Business  (tags: Coal, Interior Department, Wyoming )

Judy
- 1259 days ago - thinkprogress.org
. "This gaming of the system is costing federal and state governments millions of dollars in lost royalty payments and giving the Powder River Basin an unfair advantage over other U.S. coal producing regions."
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship Indicted Over 2010 Mine Disaster
Business  (tags: don blankenship, massey energy, coal, mine explosion, deaths, indictment, grand jury, west virginia, U.S. Attorney )

Judy
- 1313 days ago - desmogblog.com
"The indictment charges Blankenship with conspiracy to violate mandatory federal mine safety and health standards, conspiracy to impede federal mine safety officials, making false statements to [the SEC], and securities fraud."
Moving Beyond Coal in Central Appalachia
Business  (tags: appalachia, coal, economy, report, trends, renewables, sustainable, businessconservation, pollution, Sustainabililty, destruction, economy, environment, SustainableDevelopment )

Stefanie
- 1860 days ago - ecowatch.com
Energy efficiency is one such area where the economic return on investment could be substantial, creating thousands of jobs and supporting new and existing businesses while saving people money that can be reinvested locally.
 

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