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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 )

- 207 days ago -
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 )

- 359 days ago -
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 )

- 470 days ago -
"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 )

- 588 days ago -
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 )

- 697 days ago -
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 )

- 1025 days ago -
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 )

- 1059 days ago -
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 )

- 1066 days ago -
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 )

- 1132 days ago -
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 )

- 1169 days ago -
. "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 )

- 1223 days ago -
"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 )

- 1770 days ago -
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.
Bluff Collapse at Power Plant Sends Dirt, Coal Ash Into Lake
Business  (tags: corruption, coal, polution, Wisconsin, WE energy )

- 2331 days ago -
Bluff collapse at power plant sends dirt, coal ash into lake Michigan.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Bank of AMerica--Not One More Dollar Spent on Coal
Business  (tags: corporate, business, corruption, energy, coal, financing the coal industry, pollution, politics, society, economy, dishonesty, usa, finance, ethics, environment )

- 2428 days ago -
Tell Bank of America's CEO Brian Moynihan that BofA should lead the banking industry in phasing out all support for coal, and phasing in America's clean energy economy.The biggest financier of coal in the United States is Bank of America.

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