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Central Utah Anchors State's Coal Mining Industry

The 'war on coal' is no fight to the death

Jun 3, 2014
Even with EPA goals, 30 percent of U.S. electricity will come from burning coal.
Posted In: coal, EPA
EPA Admin Gina McCarthy

Reduce carbon, create jobs?

Jun 3, 2014
The EPA says reducing carbon emissions will cost billions but create energy jobs.
Posted In: EPA, carbon emissions
EPA Admin Gina McCarthy Announces New Regulations Under Obama's Climate Action Plan

We're already halfway toward the EPA's new CO2 limits

Jun 2, 2014
That's the good news. Less good: The next half is the hard part.
Posted In: EPA, pollution, regulations

One estimate of the cost of new EPA rules: $51 billion

May 30, 2014
And compared to the U.S. economy, that's kinda small.
Posted In: EPA
Solar photovoltaic panels

EPA's carbon rules may give some states a head start

May 30, 2014
But nobody knows which states. It depends on how the rules get written.
Posted In: coal, EPA, carbon emissions
EPA proposes new limits

The EPA starts targeting carbon dioxide in earnest

May 27, 2014
The Obama Administration readies its regulation of carbon-dioxide emissions.
Posted In: coal, carbon dioxide, EPA

The tech challenges of hurricane season

May 27, 2014
Hurricane Awareness Week kicks off.
Posted In: hurricane, storms
Fair Trade

Study: Fairtrade doesn't always yield highest wages

May 26, 2014
A UK report says coffee grown under Fairtrade conventions doesn't always yield the highest wages for farmers.
Posted In: Fair trade, farming

Superfood fads: Super distracting for global farmers?

May 22, 2014
What miracle "superfood" trends mean for developing countries' agriculture.
Posted In: super food, moringa, philippines, Agriculture

Your coffee cup probably isn't recyclable… yet

May 21, 2014
Big names like McDonald's and Jamba Juice have tossed polystyrene cups.
Posted In: buying green, styrofoam, coffee, paper cups

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