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August 28, 2017

 

Rick Perry

New DOE Study Explores Decline Of Coal, Nuclear

The study finds cheap natural gas and declining power demand are driving coal and nuclear power plant closures.

August 7, 2017

 

ports

Domestic Coal Shipments Boost Indiana’s Ports For Start Of 2017

Indiana’s three ports had their second-best start to the year ever in 2017.

July 11, 2017

 

Restored oak savannah at the Columbia Mine Preserve in Patoka National Wildlife Refuge. The dead, brown bushes scattered throughout are invasive species that have been treated with herbicide.

Restoring The Restoration: Refuge Gives Wildlife Habitat New Life

Invasive species often take over reclaimed coal mines, but one partnership in southern Indiana is restoring a reclaimed mine to wildlife habitat.

June 6, 2017

 

Duke Energy's coal gasification plant rises above corn in Edwardsport. (Gretchen Frazee/WFIU)

Hoosiers Split On Trump Decision To Abandon Paris Climate Accord

While the coal advocates praise the move, it introduces "uncertainty" for the state's electric utilities.

May 1, 2017

 

coal

Duke To Brief Public On Plans For 9 Million Tons Of Coal Ash

The briefing in Terre Haute will detail Duke's proposed plans for the coal ash that's stored at its former Wabash River Generating Station.

March 31, 2017

 

Coal Plant

Trump’s Energy Order Likely To Do Little For Indiana Mining Jobs

While people in the industry are hopeful the president’s executive order overturning many Obama-era regulations will help, it might not make a huge difference.

March 31, 2017

 

Coal

Trump Executive Order Won’t Restart Indiana Power Plant

Logansport Municipal Utilities' power plant shut down because it couldn't meet Obama's guidelines to curb climate change.

March 28, 2017

 

Duke Energy's Gibson Power Station.

Indiana Coal Advocates Cheer Trump Climate Order

Indiana is one of 28 states suing the Environmental Protection Agency over the Clean Power Plan, which President Donald Trump began rolling back Tuesday.

December 7, 2016

 

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (State of Oklahoma)

Trump Names Oklahoma Attorney General To Lead EPA

Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

December 6, 2016

 

Coal

Can Trump Really ‘Put Coal Miners Back To Work?’

Even if Trump rolls back environmental protection rules, natural gas is still more competitive fuel source than coal.

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