User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Coal Mining
Last updated: Jun 21 2017 05:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rio Tinto Rejects Glencore's $2.5 Billion Offer in Favor of Yancoal 20.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Rio Tinto rebuffed a $2.5 billion offer by Glencore for its Australian coal assets and recommended that shareholders approve a previous bid by a Chinese company.
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The Energy 202: Exxon, GM and Pepsi plan to back carbon tax floated by ex-GOP officials 20.6.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The proposal would rollback Obama-era environmental regulations.
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John Oliver digs deep on Trump's promises to coal miners 19.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Inside the town that was home to a man who turned his weapons on Washington 18.6.2017 Washington Post
Before James Hodgkinson opened fire on a congressional baseball practice, his social-media pages indicated that his radical views and long-term concerns about taxation, fairness and the elite were born of Belleville: Dozens of empty storefronts line Main Street in the Illinois town. Mining companies that supported the working-class community have closed. And residents say crime is on the rise.
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West Virginia miner killed; state investigating 14.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a 32-year-old miner has been killed at a mine in southern West Virginia. The Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training says the incident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Rockwell Mining LLC Gateway Eagle Mine. Authorities identified the miner as Rodney S. Osborne of Artie, West […]
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Trump clings to coal as worldwide demand plummets 14.6.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Market demand for the dirtiest of fossil fuels is plummeting worldwide, according to industry data published Tuesday, even as President Donald Trump has made reviving the long-struggling U.S. coal mines the bedrock of his administration's energy policy....
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Trump clings to coal as worldwide demand plummets 13.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Market demand for the dirtiest of fossil fuels is plummeting worldwide, according to industry data published Tuesday, even as President Donald Trump has made reviving the long-struggling U.S. coal mines the bedrock of his administration’s energy policy. The BP Statistical Review of World Energy shows global coal production fell by more than […]
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Trump tweets about Pennsylvania's new coal mine, first of 'Trump era' 13.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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AP FACT CHECK: James who? Trump paints Comey as a stranger 12.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — James who? President Donald Trump contended in recent days that he didn’t know his FBI chief, James Comey, well enough to lean on him for his loyalty. That was one of a number of claims by the president that called for scrutiny in the fierce backwash of Comey’s accusations in Senate testimony […]
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US announces USD 6.9 million for research on rare earth elements 10.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
US announces USD 6.9 million for research on rare earth elements
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Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change 10.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — While President Donald Trump’s beliefs about global warming remain something of a mystery, his actions make one thing clear: He doesn’t consider it a problem for the federal government to solve. Trump’s recent decision to pull out of the Paris climate deal was just his latest rapid-fire move to weaken or dismantle […]
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Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change 10.6.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While President Donald Trump's beliefs about global warming remain something of a mystery, his actions make one thing clear: He doesn't consider it a problem for the federal government to solve....
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Where was Trump’s Paris pact exit rejected? 10.6.2017 Hindu: International
“I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” U.S. President Donald Trump said, announcing his decision to pull America out of the Paris climate agreement. Mr. Trump sought to ma...
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AP FACT CHECK: Assessing Trump’s self-defense in Comey drama 10.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not a shy guy, President Donald Trump is claiming he didn’t know James Comey well enough to ask for his allegiance. But Trump had had more dealings with his FBI chief in a few months than President Barack Obama had with Comey in three years. Trump also says he found vindication in […]
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Glencore Swoops In on Deal for Rio Tinto's Australian Coal Mines 10.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Glencore offered over $2.5 billion to buy a major piece of Rio Tinto’s Australian coal business, swooping in to disrupt an agreed-upon deal to sell the assets to a Chinese company.
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Gov. Justice’ family selling 3 plantations in Virginia 9.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Three plantations with deep roots in colonial Virginia are going up for sale, but with a twist: the latest sellers are the current governor of West Virginia and his family. Jay Justice, now leading the Justice Companies while his father is governor, said the Virginia investment properties are for sale because […]
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President Trump's misleading claims about new mines and 'clean coal' 9.6.2017 Washington Post: Politics
We unravel the President's claim about the Paris agreement, and whether it affects new mines opening or “clean coal” technology.
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Environmental groups try to block Montana mine expansion 9.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Environmental advocacy groups launched a new attempt Thursday to halt the expansion of Montana’s largest coal mine over its effects on climate change, after federal officials said it wouldn’t contribute significantly to the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions. WildEarth Guardians and the Montana Environmental Information Center say in their lawsuit that the […]
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Letter: Time to join an activist group 7.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
We, the people of Utah, have lost control over our elected representatives. They hold closed-door meetings, write laws and pass them without floor debate. They give our tax money to California to build a coal portal when we have only two working coal mines in Utah. They won’t fund our education system adequately, which puts us dead last in the United States. Run for public office. No? How about joining an activist group? By joining a local activist organization, you can increase the strength of ...
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What really happened to coal? 7.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
“Progress is the culprit,” a study concludes.
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