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4th Circuit Vacates Ruling that EPA Must Consider Impact of its Regulations on Coal Jobs

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an order vacating a West Virginia Federal District Court decision that had held that Clean Air Act Section 321(a) required EPA to conduct an evaluation of the impact of Clean Air Act … Continue reading

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White House Releases Full Budget Proposal for FY 2018 Slashing Departmental Budgets

Building on its earlier “skinny” budget, the White House Office of Management and Budget released today the President’s full budget for Fiscal Year 2018, entitled A New Foundation for American Greatness.  The President’s proposed budget (which will now go to … Continue reading

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Columbia University Report Shows that Environmental Regulations are Not the Primary Threats to Coal

A recent report by Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy has found that declines in coal generation, while due to a variety of factors, are unlikely to be significantly reversed by implementing all the actions in last month’s energy … Continue reading

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DOE to Conduct Study of Electricity Markets’ Impact on Baseload Generation

Last week, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry issued a memo directing his staff to conduct a study examining electricity markets and reliability.  The memo centers around the concern of the erosion of critical baseload resources, particularly coal-fired power generation.  Secretary … Continue reading

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U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Continued to Decline in 2016

While global energy-related CO2 emissions remained flat in 2016, U.S. energy sector emissions fell by 1.7% according to the EIA.  This drop continues the trend of declining energy-related emissions in the U.S.  The 5,170 million metric tons emitted in 2016 … Continue reading

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