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Texas utility to close two major coal-fired power plants ...

A Texas utility plans to shut down two large coal-fired power plants in the state. Luminant announced Friday that it would shutter its two-unit Sandow Power Plant near Austin and two-unit Big ...

Obama Pulls The Plug On $1.1 billion 'Clean Coal' Project ...

The Obama administration is pulling the plug on a stimulus-backed "clean coal" power plant in central Illinois that was supposed to play a key support role for a proposed regulation to mandate carbon capture technology for coal plants. The Energy Department announced it was pulling funding for ...

The Latest: EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule ...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's plan to relax restrictions on greenhouse gas emission from coal-fired power plants (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The Trump ...

Fossil fuel power station - Wikipedia

A fossil fuel power station is a power station which burns a fossil fuel such as coal, natural gas, or petroleum to produce electricity.Central station fossil fuel power plants are designed on a large scale for continuous operation.

Beyond Coal | The Sierra Club

Denver, CO This afternoon, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) provided its initial approval of Xcel Energys Colorado Energy Plan (CEP) to close coal-fired units 1 and 2 at the Comanche Generating Station in Pueblo ten years ahead of schedule.

E.P.A. Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions ...

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, a Democrat, noted that his state planned to exceed the goals that had been set under the Clean Power Plan because the state was closing coal plants early and ...

Obama EPA Issues Coal-Killing Rules To Cut Carbon ... - Forbes

Casualties of the plan? Coal miners and owners of coal-fired power plants. Don't expect their shares to sell off on today's rule revelation though -- EPA has been telegraphing its plans for months ...

The fall of coal - POLITICO

The fall of coal. Cheap natural gas, Obama's rules and green opposition are hammering the nation's most abundant power source.

EPA seeks 30% cut in power plant carbon emissions by 2030

Taking a historic step to fight climate change, the Obama administration proposed a plan Monday that aims to slash carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants 30% by 2030 and could ...

New EPA Rules Show Obama's No Longer Hiding War on Coal | Time

The EPA's new rules are a thinly disguised effort to make coal power uneconomical.

US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities

DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday eased rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 U.S. coal-fired power plants after utilities pushed back against regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama. Environmental Protection Agency acting Administrator Andrew ...

Natural gas prices, not 'war on coal,' were key to coal power ...

New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder finds that steep declines in the use of coal for power generation over the past decade were caused largely ...

Supporting Coal Power Plant Workers Through Plant Closures

With dozens of U.S. coal-fired units closing, workers who aren't ready for retirement will be seeking new employment.

Capturing Carbon and Seizing Innovation: Petra Nova Is POWER ...

The U.S.'s first and world's largest commercial post-combustion carbon capture system at a power plant is a globally significant environmental breakthrough.

E.P.A. Drafts Rule on Coal Plants to Replace Clean Power Plan ...

The original Obama-era Clean Power Plan aimed to cut emissions from the nation's power plants roughly 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. But as market forces have pushed hundreds of coal ...

Cost of Solar Power vs Cost of Wind Power, Coal, Nuclear ...

Lazard's new report shows the extremely low cost of solar power and wind power crush the cost of coal, nuclear, and natural gas power plants.

Trump administration halts Obama-era rule aimed at curbing ...

A plume of exhaust extends from the Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant along the Monongahela River, 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, in 2013.

Nuclear power plants warn of closure crisis | TheHill

The nuclear power industry is sounding the alarm over the latest in a series of plant closures, warning that an energy source central to meeting President Obama's climate change goals is ...

Coal and Air Pollution | Union of Concerned Scientists

Air pollution from coal-fired power plants is linked with asthma, cancer, heart and lung ailments, neurological problems, acid rain, global warming, and other severe environmental and public health impacts. Coal has long been a reliable source of American energy, but it comes with tremendous costs ...