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Articles Tagged with ''coal''

Burning gas instead of coal has little impact on carbon emissions

Abundant supplies of natural gas in the United States have been hailed by many as a way to help the country lower its harmful emissions from power generation and pave the way to a clean energy future.
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European power stations turn to coal

While the United States is taking advantage of its shale gas production boom, countries across the Atlantic have responded with a sharp increase in burning of coal to fuel local utilities, despite EU regulations intended to reduce fossil fuels.
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US mining industry hopeful for 2013

Speaking at press conference at the U.S. National Mining Association's (NMA) headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 28, NMA president and CEO Hal Quinn stated that global demand for coal and other natural resources will do the industry good.
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US coal production at risk of losing battle with shale gas

Coal consumption in the United States is going to fall by an estimated 14 percent between 2011 and 2017, as more power stations will be operating using cheap shale gas.
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