It's not Blue vs. Red, but Green vs. Brown when it comes to energy policy debates on Capitol Hill.
Jan 28, 2009 The New York Times
The catastrophic spill of coal ash sludge in Tennessee is a wake-up call: there are more than 1,300 such dumps across the U.S., and, as a result of coal industry lobbying, no federal regulations for safe storage, reuse or disposal of the waste.
Jan 8, 2009 New York Times
The massive flood of coal ash sludge in Tennessee may be the most serious environmental disaster in the nation's history and promises to be a flashpoint for opponents of coal power. [Includes slideshow of spill damage].
Jan 5, 2009 AlterNet
Montana is flush with wind power capacity and the state's governor wants $15 billion in federal funding to build the infrastructure to transmit it. But some worry the proposed grid would also expand coal-based energy production.
Dec 30, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor
The Center for Media and Democracy annually hands out its 'Falsies Awards' to the most blatantly deceptive publicity campaigns. Third place for 2008 is the 'clean coal' campaign, which they say greenwashes the truth.
Dec 12, 2008 The Center For Media and Democracy
Appalachia, long known as one of the poorest parts of the U.S. with chronically high unemployment, finds itself in the enviable position of enjoying remarkably low unemployment due to unwavering demand for its main natural resource – coal.
Nov 28, 2008 The Wall Street Journal
The politicians name-checked 'clean coal' throughout the campaign. Has coal really cleaned up its act?
Nov 8, 2008 Inhabitat
<p>Unless international carbon-capping treaties are implemented, fossil fuel consumption (with their greenhouse gas emissions) will increase 50% by 2030, largely resulting from growth in energy consumption in China and other developing nations.</p>
Jul 1, 2008 Associated Press via Google News