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11-30
Grant residents sue to block wind turbine project - Wait for newer, efficient windmill technology
11-30
Rendell pushes for new coal-burning plants; Pa. governor wants to scrap older facilities rather than upgrade them
11-30
Study pegs value of Canadas forests at $3.7 trillion : Worth more intact than harvested (A similar study here would show the same! Hear that mountaintop annihilators? Back off our forests!)
11-30
Peabody seeks to improve coal's image (No amount of public relations can change the truth about coal and it's deadly history. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)- "Clean Coal" Technology - Babcock wants to see 'clean' coal generation - Worried about fuel? The end may not be near
11-30
China's Deadliest Mining Disasters - Coal mine death toll expected to reach 151 - Mongolian coal to fuel China's economic boom
11-30
Carbon, Clean-Tech and Sustainable Markets Set to Attract Trillions
11-30
Nuclear power: Divided opinions - No one is immune from the effects of global warming - British Review of Energy to Include Atomic Power - World Watches Britain for Nuclear Energy Steer - Countries' Nuclear Power Strategies
11-30
How Europe is choking itself - and the world
11-30
Fundamentalism is hampering global efforts to tackle climate change
11-30
Busy hurricane season ever ends, but get used to it - Hurricane season ends -- but next year could be brutal, too - Storm season ends: Are potent hurricanes linked to global warming? - Hurricane Season Finally Ending - 2005 Hurricane Season Rewrites The Record Books
11-30
New climate change deal to take years - UN chief
11-30
US Rules Out Extra Pledges on Global Warming
11-30
A solution to climate change in the world's rainforests
11-30
No one is immune from the effects of global warming
11-30
Pawlenty to pitch renewable-fuels plan to Ford
11-30
BP angers greens with plan to use more tankers in US beauty spot
11-29
DEP seeks to block Massey silo questions
11-29
Pa. Gov. Rendell pushing synthetic gas (While we of course support retrofitting power plants for lower emissions, we must point out the full cycle, the full toll from our continued over-reliance on coal. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-29
When burned, coal is the dirtiest of all fossil fuels but a range of technologies are being used and developed to reduce the environmental impact of coal-fired power stations (See above comment) - Dirty reputation
11-29
A Growing Wariness About Money in Politics
11-29
Impact of climate change 'can be likened to WMD'
11-29
US resists climate change pressure at UN conference - U.S. To Battle Allies on Post-2012 Global Warming
11-29
Biggest ever climate change demo
11-29
Climate change increases awareness
11-29
Germany to Push for Deeper Emissions Cuts - Canada Urges Wider Global Warming Fight - Canada Stresses Green Agenda, But Emissions Soar
11-29
 
Australia Urged to Reconsider Nuclear Alternative - Blair Energy Review Delayed by Protest
11-29
Many British Farmers See Climate Change as Threat
11-29
Panasonic Builds an Model House in Tokyo Powered by a Fuel Cell
11-29
BP to double investment in greener energy - BP to invest 8 bln usd in renewable energy business
11-29
Taiwan companies ramping up solar cell production
11-29
Chinese Mine Bars Relatives As Accident Toll Reaches 138
11-28
NEPA: A tough look at a key environmental law
11-28
The Case For Synthetic Fuels - Manchin: States Must Come Up With Energy Plan - Rendell plans Scranton stop - How coal is cleaning up its act (While we of course support retrofitting power plants for lower emissions, we must point out the full cycle, the full toll from our continued over-reliance on coal. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-28
Is coal the answer? (Is the question do we want to destroy the forested mountains, poison the air and water, and perish from global warming?)
11-28
Blast in China Coal Mine Leaves 68 Dead, 80 trapped
11-28
Kentucky's oil, gas boom spurring concerns; Critics push for tougher rules to protect people, environment - Some fear leaks from gas wells pose threat - Kentucky faces big backlog of abandoned oil, gas wells - Oil, natural gas boom causing environmental concerns
11-28
"It's About Us!": Climate Change Fires Young Minds
11-28
Climate change: It's now or never - Climate talks - hoops and hot air - Montreal climate summit to begin - U.N. talks seek to ease global warming dispute - Canada Confident of Progress at UN Climate Talks - Europe's Pollution Trade Scheme Faces Tough Times  Europe's CO2 Emissions Trading Scheme -Green Investors Hope for New Kyoto Rules Post-2012
11-28
Nanoscientists and biologists copying, co-opting nature for solar fuel
11-28
European breakthrough in renewable clean energy in abundance may change the earth forever
11-28
Solar power benefits should be old news for builders - Raymond man gets paid for saving energy - SOLAR ENERGY COSTS DIFFER - Heat streams from the sky in Berthoud couples solar home - Solar power doesn't go out after a hurricane
11-28
Shell Consortium Profiting from the Riches of Russias Far East
11-27
Coal has given millions to candidates, report says
11-27
Massey's Blankenship a lightning rod in West Virginia - Don Blankenship quotes and comments - Don Blankenship timeline
11-27
World Leaders to Discuss Strategies for Climate Control; Bush Administration Shuns Conference On Strategies to Build on Kyoto Pact - Global warming beyond Kyoto - Climate Change: Warming to ideas
11-27
A Rise in Deadly Storms Since '95 Has Researchers Worried About the Future
11-27
Arctic booms as climate change melts polar ice cap: The global hunger for oil is fuelling a new gold rush
11-27
Taking stock in Wyoming's energy
11-27
UK is threatened with an energy timebomb
11-26
Environmentalists try again to stop mining near Buckhorn Lake
11-26
The Future of Carbon-Dioxide Storage Might Lie Under West Virginia (The future of humanity lies in moving away from fossil fuels ASAP)
11-26
Coal liquefaction offers no silver bullet; The United States can't develop true energy independence by turning to yet another nonrenewable fossil fuel
11-26
'Near-zero' emissions coal plant to be studied (While we of course support retrofitting power plants for lower emissions, we must point out the full cycle, the full toll from our continued over-reliance on coal. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-26
Battle Lines Set as New York Acts to Cut Emissions
11-26
Forest report puts dollar value on clean water, stable climate - Canada: Boreal forest worth $93B: report
11-26
More than 400,000 people die from pollution-related illnesses in China every year, putting Beijing under pressure to develop renewable energy
11-26
Illinois scientists closing in on renewable energy source - Solar power will provide California's low income citizens with financial relief - Solar plan lights up province - Achieving energy freedom for the people of Washington
11-26
Move past era of oil, experts say
11-26
Forests Paying the Price for Biofuels
11-26
New era of energy for tribes; Renewables conference drives innovative ideas
11-26
Small Leak at Indian Point Eludes Diver and Cameras
11-26
Oil sands make Canada complicit in global warming
 
11-25
Rise in Gases Unmatched by a History in Ancient Ice - Global warming doubles rate of ocean rise - Sea level rise doubles in 150 years -Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Highest in 650,000 Years
11-25
Can "Tipping Points" Accelerate Global Warming?
11-25
Sins of the past - Use of landfill upsets Wilmington residents
11-25
The surge in solar power
11-24
Mining permit ruling tossed; Federal appeals court reinstates removal process - Court Backs Quick Permits for Mountain Coal Mines - Federal court reinstates streamlined permitting process for mountaintop mining
11-24
Commissioners hear both sides in wind farm controversy
11-24
Manchin freezes gas tax (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.) - The Peak Oil Crisis: Solutions a First Cut
11-24
Demand for coal is booming
11-24
Oil Expert To Address Theory That Peak Oil Has Arrived - PEAK OIL CAUCUS FORMED - World at tipping point; oil peak arrives - Shell, ExxonMobil tout a cleaner fuel for megacities
11-24
 
Environment Hurt by Canada's Oil Sands Boom
11-24
United Coal acquires mines, seeks return to former stature
11-24
Top court refuses to extend injunction on coal blockade
11-24
Coal fight heats up; Union predicts economic disaster if coal plants shut (While we of course support retrofitting power plants for lower emissions, we must point out the full cycle, the full toll from our continued over-reliance on coal. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-24
SOCM Rejects Federal EIS Plan for Strip Mining in Southern Appalachia
11-24
Four years of twists (Remember J. Stephen Griles? Another tidbit on Griles. And another.)
11-24
Myriad mirrors turn desert into energy farm
11-24
Drift to nuclear power angers UK environmentalists
11-24
UK demo on climate change 'to be biggest ever'
11-24
Patchwork US Greenhouse Gas Market Grows Slowly
11-23
Big Oil 'Participation' at Issue
11-23
W. Va.: Residents speak out against wind farm
11-23
Va.: Experts predict upturn in residential renewable energy
11-23
Dominion plans to reduce air pollutants over next decade
11-23
California decides against Wyoming coal plants - Group forms to fight coal plant
11-23
Kyoto's the key - What is the Kyoto Protocol? - US Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gases - Possible Solutions to Global Warming
11-23
The Deal That Even Awed Them in Houston
11-23
Obama and a bipartisan crew of colleagues unveil eco-friendly bills on energy - Peak Oil resolution in U.S. House of Representatives
11-23
Demand for solar power continues to grow - New Paltz solar power already saving money
11-23
Britain opens way for new climate deal
11-23
Britain is ready to go nuclear - Meacher condemns pro-nuclear 'spin'
11-22
The devastating costs of Appalachian coal
11-22
Protesters cry fowl over fed's mountaintop mining revisions
11-22
Guess who gets left with the tab for pensions
11-22
W.Va. buying property for disaster housing (Why not stop mountaintop removal, rather than expect that the destruction of people's homes and lives will be side effects--collateral damage--of our quest for "cheap" energy.)
11-22
Environmentalists fear land-grab; Bill would lift ban on selling land holding mining claims
11-22
Religious leaders to encourage greater use of renewable energy
11-22
California: No to 'old' coal power (While we of course support retrofitting power plants for lower emissions, we must point out the full cycle, the full toll from our continued over-reliance on coal. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.) - Montana Gov. Pushes Coal as Energy Source
11-22
State and local regulators offer plan as alternative to Bush Administration rule
11-22
U.S. Backs Squeezing Oil From a Stone: Seeing potential in shale, Interior is opening federal lands to industry, but extraction methods are unproven, and in Colorado some see risks
11-22
Biodiesel Energy Industry Sparks Interest in Maryland Soybeans
11-22
Ontario Awards C$2 Billion in Renewable Power Deals - Norway focuses on renewable electricity
11-22
Studies: Fighting global warming is affordable
11-22
Nations set to feud over new global warming plan - New Jersey and Global Warming - Second phase of Kyoto faces battle
11-22
Munich Re Bond Insures against More European Storms
11-22
 
China closes nearly 2,000 coal mines
11-21
Millions face glacier catastrophe - Global disaster will follow if the ice cap on Greenland melts; Now scientists say it is vanishing far faster than even they expected - In Arctic, evidence for global warming mounts- Steeped in Greenhouse Gas, Pine Trees Deviate
11-21
Professors ideas behind the times (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
11-21
 
Seeking Clean Fuel for a Nation, and a Rebirth for Small-Town Montana (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)- Montana Governor: There's Coal In Them Thar Hills
11-21
Running on Empty
11-21
Waste authority warns of crisis
11-21
Wind less costly than coal in every way
11-21
$20 million revives dormant coal mine near Montevallo
11-21
14 miners killed in north China coal mine flooding
11-20
Coal miners in big demand; Energy boom has workers naming their own price - Perks, noncompete clauses for Eastern coal miners - Prices spur coal rush
11-20
Guard prevented walk at Hazy Creek (scroll down)
11-20
Wheeling-Pitt Seeking Massey Price Disclosure
11-20
W.Va.s natural gas pockets, long left idle, suddenly worth tapping
11-20
Windmill project needs research
11-20
Preserving the Earth, One Joke at a Time
11-20
Can Nuclear Power Become Just Another Business?
11-20
Clean Energy Tops Agenda of Sino-US Science Co-Op (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.) - Bush, in Beijing, Faces a Partner Now on the Rise - East Texas could land major power plant, FutureGen
11-20
New energy economy emerges from lab; Scientists work on hydrogen engines, fuel cells and biofuels
11-20
Climate change in Arctic studied for keys to Earth's warming
11-20
Study links global warming to disease
11-20
Seven confirmed dead in Hebei coal mine flooding
11-19
Miner memorializes 1968 disaster
11-19
Chesapeake Energy meets with Manchin
11-19
More job openings expected for state - State's Economic Outlook is Looking Up
11-19
Pa. sues PPL over damage caused by ash basin spill
11-19
Byrd initiative crucial to West Virginia  - Let's Not Squander Energy Opportunity - D.C. confirms Rentech is clean (oh, that's re-assuring...not!) Officials: Coal gasification plant a very clean industry (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)- China starts world's first direct coal liquefaction project
11-19
Oil alternatives badly needed
11-19
Saving our breath - Quick sliver: Hair snips reveal mercury - NCPIRG Blasts EPA For Continuing Efforts To Weaken Mercury Protections
11-19
Windpower Microgeneration: Home Wind Turbines - Sustainable entrepreneur: Blow your own
11-19
Less power! - Adopting an energy lean lifestyle
11-19
Rising seas from global warming would engulf county bayshore - World's fish seen in peril from global warming
11-18
Toxic: Don't weaken reporting
11-18
Md. to Restrict Coal-Burning Power Plants
11-18
Renewable energy may bring economic boom - Solar's day in the sun?
11-18
Abramoff Witness Frustrates Panel - CREW Demands Federici Be Referred to Dept. of Justice for Perjury Investigation (Remember J. Stephen Griles? Another tidbit on Griles. And another.)
11-18
Climate change will fuel disease among poor  -  EU on track to miss Kyoto target  -  Hot, hungry and gasping for air climate change puts fish at risk, warns WWF
11-17
Energy production  doesn't justify rape of natural world
11-17
High acid levels found in 35 streams  -  Acid Drainage Killing Some Fish in Ky.
11-17
Oil Company Officials Accused of Lying to Congress  -  Leak raises doubts about Cheney's industry links
11-17
Byrd champions coal-to-liquids proposal in Senate (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-17
Millions face water shortages due to climate change  -  Rich nations' greenhouse gas emissions may rise-UN  -  Climate Shift Tied To 150,000 Fatalities
11-17
Key witness to testify about Abramoff link
11-17
BEST ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT: Mountain Justice Summer
11-17
Solar energy has potential to dominate by 2030
11-16
Document Says Oil Chiefs Met With Cheney Task Force
11-16
Peeling the Mountains: Mountaintop Removal Meets Fresh Resistance in Tennessee
11-16
Byrd Amendment Spurs Coal Liquefaction (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-16
Massey Energy to restructure capital, buy back shares
11-16
High prices spur a new coal rush
11-16
SBA delays decision on Mingo land
11-16
Administration Ignores Scientific Evidence and Pushes Forward with Mountaintop Removal
11-16
Poorly designed log led to spill, says PPL - PPL: Weakened logs caused fly ash leak
11-16
Park pollution traced to coal
11-16
The battle over mercury; Local, state officials need support to impose stricter limits
11-16
After Switch to Natural Gas, UK Lakes and Rivers Recovering From Acid Rain
11-16
FBI Settles with Wrongly Accused Environmentalist
11-16
Island's future is blowin' in the wind
11-16
Sharp to Expand Its Solar Business
11-16
Global warming could mean end of coastal life as we know it; Princeton study says drinking water, ecosystem, even N.J.'s land mass could be affected
11-16
Finding profitable ways to fight global warming
11-16
France takes new steps to fight global warming
11-16
U.S.: Test to bury global warming gas a success; 5 million tons of carbon dioxide sent into oil wells to increase production (Red flags anyone?)
11-16
Solar future? Schwarzenegger pitches to China
11-16
OIL PRICES AND GLOBAL WARMING ISSUES FUEL RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENTS AND INITIATIVES
11-16
Here comes the sun king in solar surge
11-16
Report Cites Benefits of Adopting Renewable Energy
11-15
SBA to consider waiver of contract rules for Mingo Co.
11-15
Folks in Lester, you are getting the sham
11-15
Officials confident in forest proposal - The World's Forests - World Forest Losses Slowing But Still Alarming
11-15
Pombo's Poison Pills
11-15
Senator wants accountability in flood board ("So much land spoiled in southern counties"--from mountaintop removal and virtually unregulated timbering!)
11-15
Climate Change Could Spread Plague - New England's Winters Growing Warmer - Warning for today: Massive climate change rocked ecosystems, animals 55 million years ago
11-15
Udall highlights muddled thinking on renewable energy research
11-15
Officials base mercury plan on N.J.'s stricter standards
11-15
Texas hears plan for clean coal project (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-15
Syntroleum to Speak to U.S. Senate Committee on Coal-to-Liquids Opportunities (see above comment)
11-15
Coal hearted: Blair dumped on over warming -Campaigners attack plans to 'buy way out' of CO2 goal - Blair's environmental credibility up in smoke
11-15
Natural Gas: Big Worry This Winter - Hidden cost in wood burning: Pollution
11-15
Tax breaks and rebates brighten solar-heating sales
11-15
Australia Pioneers Energy From Hot Rocks
11-15
German Wind Lobby Hails Policy, Utilities Uneasy
11-15
Wastewater: Energy of the future?
11-15
Chinese Develop Renewable Power Generation System
11-14
Massey settlement agreement scuttles insider trading allegations
11-14
UMWA Speaks Out
11-14
Candidate, U.S. Attorney Warner discussed getting around laws on campaign finance, inquiry says
11-14
Coal truck drivers commended
11-14
Groups Propose Alternative to E.P.A. Rules on Mercury
11-14
Scottish Greens call for miniaturised power plant in every home - Campaigners Say, Every Little Helps - Make your house a powerhouse
11-14
Reaching the Point of No Return: A renewable energy manifesto
11-14
Fish numbers plummet in warming Pacific; Disappearance of plankton causes unprecedented collapse in sea and bird life off western US coast
11-14
Coal dumped outside Downing Street - Blair Under Sustained Attack Over Environment - PM taken to task over global warming
11-14
Air travellers to be hit by EU emissions tax
11-14
Minnesota explorer brings notice to global warming
11-14
UF Researchers Hope To Learn How Mercury Affects Ibises
11-14
 
Magnetic energy? Perhaps
11-14
Attenborough: people are our planet's big problem
11-14
Canadian Solar Car
11-14
California is host to renewable fuels revolution
11-14
Toiling in a Dickensian hell the miners who fuel China
11-13
Lust for energy will push us out (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
11-13
Should we drill in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge?
11-13
NPRC dissects Montana coal conversion plan
11-13
Power plant plan at issue: Plan is to burn waste coal pile
11-13
Proposed Xcel facility criticized; Groundwater contamination a concern
11-13
Permian Basin meets multiple criteria to attract FutureGen project
11-13
Places like Harlan County often can't hold jobs or plants for long
11-13
Global warming is the biggest threat
11-13
Lava rock could hold key to global warming puzzle
11-13
Energy bill nearly guarantees ethanol industry growth
11-13
How I tried to stop worrying and love nuclear power
11-13
Nano World: Nano-sponges for toxic metals - Are Nanotubes Safe? - Why the peace movement should worry about nanotechnology
11-13
Real Energy Savers Don't Wear Cardigans. Or Do They?
11-13
Out of the shadows
11-12
Strip-mining at Kentucky's Buckhorn: Lake's users lose in land swap
11-12
State reaches deal to buy property for new Mingo school
11-12
FOX Flip Flops On Global Warming - Laurie David: Fox Reports, You Decide - Greens Praise Fox News 'Global Warming' Documentary - Fox News' Global Warming Special: Putting the Conserve Back into Conservatism
11-12
Canada gravely threatened by climate change
11-12
Water builds the heat in Europe - Global Warming Supercharged by Water Vapor? - Central Europe getting warmer- Arctic nations hold talks on global warming
11-12
'Environmental refugees' set to become big global scourge
11-12
Group Calls for Increased Federal Renewables Funding - New York state starts collecting money to help build windmills, dams - County Gases Up . . . With Beans
11-12
Spain: New Plan for Renewable Energy - Boosted by rural success, solar power to light up urban streets too
11-12
Shenhua Group aims to become world's largest coal dealer in 2010
11-12
Gas explosion kills 16 in Chinese coal mine
11-11
Church conference to address environment
11-11
EPA study: Too little, too late
11-11
Groups seek federal environmental study in Kentucky coal mining area - Groups try to halt coal mining in New River
11-11
ICG Expects to Net Nearly $300M From IPO
11-11
Coal severance funds to be focus of meetings
11-11
DOH posts plan for corridors H, D, U.S. 35, and W.Va. 9
11-11
Group wants Va. law on renewable power sources
11-11
'Gasifier' Promoted As Energy Answer; Machine Designed To Run on Sewage And Garbage
11-11
Company hopes to build first of its kind coal gasification plant
11-11
Lafarge approves $120M expansion in Silver Grove
11-11
Romney asks agency to delay review of Cape wind farm plan
11-11
UNC expects to burn more coal, natural gas
11-11
GE Energy head eyes wind energy to power growth - Creating tech's role in energy conservation
11-11
Energy gap: the cultural roots - Experts warn of energy shortages
11-11
Indian govt to make tapping solar energy mandatory for all new buildings
11-11
German activist beaten up in Zambales anti-coal protest
11-11
Poor Energy Efficiency means Higher Asia Fuel Bills
11-11
UK Moves to Boost Biofuel Use in Cars
11-10
Mining 'is turning Eastern Kentucky into a despicable latrine'
11-10
Kentucky OKs mining near Buckhorn
11-10
When Cleaner Air Is a Biblical Obligation
11-10
State to study selenium concentration in fish, waterways
11-10
House Shelves Alaska Drilling in Budget Fight
11-10
Reports detail Senate race donors - Federal laws limit election donations - Candidate disregards opponent's suggestion
11-10
Van Jones: The New Face of Environmentalism
11-10
With no help from the Bush administration - but plenty from Europe, Japan, New York, and California - solar power is edging into the mainstream
11-10
Make some noise, fight barge facility expansion
11-10
 
Is there more to Hardesty story? (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
11-10
Appalachian Heartbreak (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
11-10
Tunnel Ridge Mine Could Open in 18 to 24 Months
11-10
The Face of Homelessness: Higher energy costs may increase the number of those in need
11-10
Call of the woods
11-10
OSU team gets clean coal grant (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)- Illinois House approves $18 million in funding for FutureGen - Coal-based power plant closer to reality (Ecological reality ignored)
11-10
A Compromise on Mercury Emissions
11-10
In Florida, Residents Stop Proposed Power Plant
11-10
Greenpeace says 4 hurt in Philippines coal protest
11-10
Mohave Power Plant Operation Future in Dark
11-10
Panel urges U.S.-China energy cooperation
11-10
Portland considered for Maine hydrogen development site - Driving hybrids into the mainstream
11-10
Using Ocean Waves to Power Desalination
11-10
Canada Calls for More Renewable Energy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas - South gets tech transfer boost for renewable energy
11-10
Solar Cells Pay Off In the Long Run - Advances seen in flexible solar cells - Shell Solar Announces Efficiency Record for Thin Film Modules
11-10
Hillary Clinton joins the pack in calling for greener energy policy
11-10
At Massey Energy, Cash Walked the Company Line
11-10
Wilderness Underfoot: Renewable energy derived from nature
11-10
UK 'losing authority' on global warming as emissions rise
11-9
Arctic Oil Drilling Goes to House Vote - Take Action NOW!
11-9
Critics assail federal mining measure as Western land grab - Take Action NOW! - Mining law update decried as a push to sell public land
11-9
Mountaintop Removal Focus of Christians for the Mountains
11-9
Let Them Freeze in the Dark
11-9
Coal benefits from federal energy measure, expert says (People, future the losers)
11-9
Cleaning up coal: Promising new, cleaner technologies (Coal is unclean! Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)- New coal technology could help climate-German Steag
11-9
FPL loses bid to build coal plant in St. Lucie
11-9
EPA plans hearing for Peabody plant
11-9
Optimism for a Post-Peak Oil Society
11-9
Barnstormers song "Hills of My County" takes on mountaintop removal (scroll down) - Click on No. 5 here to hear "Hills of My County"
 11-9
Solar energy is the key to a sustainable future
11-9
Deal May Be Near on Power Plant
11-9
Global energy meet agrees roadmap on renewables - BEIJING DECLARATION ON RENEWABLE ENERGY
11-9
Energy answers might be blowing in the wind
11-8
One reported hurt in Marfork accident
11-8
Mountaintop removal fight moves from W.Va. to Ky. - Federal judge is asked to block mountaintop-removal mining - 3 groups ask court to outlaw valley fills
11-8
Report: World Energy Demand to Rise 50% by 2030 - World's Energy Policy is Not Sustainable - Agency Sees World Demand for Oil Climbing - Energy Secretary: The future is nuclear (sheez!)
11-8
Earth Headed for Global Warming Catastrophe - Global warming model bodes dire future, scientists say - Purdue study predicts global warming trend will result in hostile weather conditions - Swiss study finds global warming threatens marine life
11-8
New England can lead fight against global warming
11-8
US States say Power Bills Won't Soar on CO2 Plan
11-8
UK Seeks Chinese Lead on Climate Change
11-8
Power and the People
11-8
China to lift 30 mln people out of darkness through renewable energy Beijing Conference Shows Renewable Energy Booming Worldwide - China to raise $180 bln for renewable energy projects President Hu calls for int'l co-op on use of renewable energy - China to Promote Small Cars to Save Energy - China Lifts Target for Renewable Energy Use
11-8
$17 trillion to safeguard world energy supplies
11-8
Sen. Obama Proposes National Renewable Biodiesel Standard
11-8
Indonesia eyes solar, microhydro power plants
11-8
Three China mine disasters kill at least 57 - Coal mine explosion kills at least 11 in Xinjiang
11-7
Tennessee's Big South Fork Ecosystem Threatened by Surface Mining
11-7
Climate Signals
11-7
And Now to 'Streamline' King Coal's Beheading of Appalachia  (Jimmy Weekly is an OVEC member)
11-7
Tony Seaton: Coal companies are pillaging our state, its resources
11-7
Looting a national treasury
11-7
News media lying down on their job as watchdogs
11-7
One Year After Dubya's Re-selection, It's Even Worse Than Predicted
11-7
Energy Awareness Week to educate about conservation
11-7
Women to hold silent vigil in New Paltz (scroll down)
11-7
Project Censored presents the 10 biggest stories the mainstream media ignored over the past year
11-7
EPA 'trade'plan decried
11-7
Toxins reaching to the headwaters; Airborne mercury knows no bounds
11-7
Nevada mines may be culprit in high mercury levels in Idaho
11-7
Officials weigh costs of creating alternative energy jobs (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-7
Conservation, alternate energy sources must be high on region's agenda
11-7
U.S. Midwest farmers' latest harvest: wind energy
11-7
Balancing act: Future of energy, environment in congressional hands
11-7
Renewable energy investment at record high - Renewable energy market hits record
11-7
Maine must seek out alternatives
11-7
After price spikes, renewable energy increasingly looking competitive
11-7
Wind energy can become China's third major power supply by 2020
11-7
Coal mine managers must work underground
11-6
Small business growth key for Appalachia - Support surfacing for small business
11-6
Latest mining suit adds silt snake angle
11-6
Kentucky lawsuit filed fighting valley fills
11-6
Byrd says coal better prospect than oil in Alaska (Facing up to ecological reality and making huge pushes for Renewable energy, conservation and energy efficiency are better than propping up the deadly fossil fuel industry.)
11-6
It's heartbreaking to watch the Appalachia I love disappear under endless condos and cabins
11-6
Future of energy in Rockies
11-6
Waste report a dose of reality, but can lawmakers handle the truth?
11-6
Energy Policy
11-6
A NEW WAY TO THINK ABOUT ENERGY
11-6
New turbine design may boost wind energy
11-6
Energy-saving technology is lighting's next bright idea
11-6
DOE press release: Western states to host first test of carbon sequestration in lava rock
11-6
Unlikely partners develop solar cooker for the poor
11-6
Volcanic eruptions mask effect of global warming
11-6
Wall Street Journal Advice on Global Warming
11-6
Blast in Northern Chinese Mine Kills 13
11-5
Massey hearing postponed again
11-5
Mingo families wont be turned out, FEMA says
11-5
Montana's Energy Future: Clean or Dirty?
11-5
Pa's share of AML coal tax could triple
11-5
Court Nominee Has Paper Trail Businesses Like
11-5
E-Mails Show Ex-Interior Official's Links to Lobbyist;Evidence Suggests Abramoff and Griles Had Close Ties (Remember J. Stephen Griles? Another tidbit on Griles. And another.)
11-5
Coal to Fuel Plant Planned for Schuylkill County
11-5
Fill 'Er Up With Oil Sands! (Aack!)
11-4
Court to hear Massey shutdown appeal
11-4
Second wind farm in the works
11-4
Things to do today (scroll down) - Treehuggers' Ball Tonight!
11-4
The time to act is now; The climate crisis and the need for leadership - Climate warriors and heroes
11-4
Senate Votes to Keep Alaska Drilling in Budget Bill - US Democrats try to block Alaska refuge drilling - U.S. Senate backs oil drilling in Alaskan refuge - Senate Passes Budget With Benefit Cuts and Oil Drilling
11-4
Mingo flood victims facing eviction
11-4
DEP public information duties being shuffled
11-4
Coal feeds and destroys in Hurricane Hollow - Kentucky series focuses on mining debate
11-4
NRP reports earnings jump despite coal production problems
11-4
Study: Injecting CO2 into oceans is tricky
11-4
Wind Power seen Reducing Need for US Natgas
11-4
 
Attention Turning to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs
11-4
G8, emerging powers agree to harness clean energy technology - Siemens buys German Wind Power Firm AN Windenergie - Vestas wins 75 Megawatt Australian Wind Turbine Order - Solar Power In Portugal
11-4
Net Zero v. Nukes
11-4
An interview with peak-oil provocateur Matthew Simmons
11-4
Blair unsettles greens, edges away from Kyoto - The future of international climate agreements
11-4
Mercury discovered in sewage
11-4
China's coal imports expected to increase next year
11-4
An examination of environmentalists' unwillingness to back liquefied natural gas projects
11-4
In the hands of scientists the power of 10,000 Suns
11-4
Dirty Coal (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
11-4
Bird-watching for research
11-4
DeLay Asked Lobbyist to Raise Money Through Charity - Abramoff Probe May Spur Move by Lawmakers to Rein in Lobbyists - Abramoff's Last Stand (Remember J. Stephen Griles? Another tidbit on Griles. And another.)
11-3
Environmentalists renew challenge of mountaintop removal mining - West Virginia Groups Sue to Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining Permit
11-3
Best bets: In touch with nature  -  Beats 'N Brunch 'N Treehuggers' Ball
11-3
Mistake may cost W.Va. millions in taxes
11-3
Recusal unnecessary, DEP says
11-3
W.Va. ranks high in tourism growth
11-3
Contract awarded for cleanup of 40-acre mine site near Josephine
11-3
Wind farm plan blowing up storm of controversy; $300 million project would build 124 wind turbines in northwestern Greenbrier
11-3
Downtown gallery featuring local artists with a mission
11-3
Project Censored presents the 10 biggest stories the mainstream media ignored over the past year
11-3
Inspection process for PPL's Martins Creek plant was not thorough enough
11-3
Mercury rule may seal fate of coal power plants: EPA is reconsidering controversial proposal
11-3
Closing power plant is first step in new era of energy
11-3
New Peabody plant in Illinois will convert coal into natural gas - Peabody has deal to turn coal into gas (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-3
Norton Ex-Aides Clash on Lobbyist's Influence - Senate hearing probes ties of Norton aides to Abramoff - Ex-Interior Deputy Testifies Lobbyist Offered Him Job (Remember J. Stephen Griles? Another tidbit on Griles. And another.)
11-3
Energy Minister Boosts Microgeneration
11-3
Britain Pushes For Consensus On Tackling Climate Change - Blair says science will solve climate change - Climate change: 10 ways to save the world - Environmentalists tell PM: don't abandon global warming fight
11-3
Killer heatwaves predicted in face of global warming - Fossil fuel emissions to make earth hotter by 14.5 degrees by 2300
11-3
Shaking Money From Borneo's Trees; Indonesian Plan for Huge Palm Oil Plantation Riles Environmentalists - Harvesting the potential of biomass
11-2
Hardesty gets first CONSOL stock options
 
11-2
RICH LEGACY
11-2
Coal conversion group assembling data (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-2
Views mixed on Starcher's decision
11-2
Another huge power plant proposed for Pomeroy area
11-2
Crunch some numbers; Kentucky needs study on truck weight limits
11-2
New Study Warns of Total Loss of Arctic Tundra; Centuries of global warming projected - Climate Change Linked to Rise in Malaria, Asthma
11-2
Mine citations gutted
11-2
Massey wants justices to toss DEPs suspension of permit - Court Hears Massey Subsidiary Case  Click here to listen to audio from this hearing (mp3) 
11-2
Susman touts coal conversion plants in southern West Virginia (Blind greed and denial driving the "clean" coal myth. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-2
Mountaintop speakers (Gibson is an OVEC board member)
11-2
Inquiry on Lobbyist Widens to Senior Officials; Senate Hearing Is Today - Probe into Indian lobbying turns to actions by Interior (Remember J. Stephen Griles? Another tidbit on Griles. And another.)
11-2
Meigs County tabbed for clean-coal power plant with 150 permanent jobs (Blind greed and denial driving the "clean" coal myth. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
11-2
Peabody Energy Acquires Coal Reserves
11-2
Britain Calls for Global Approach to Curb Pollution
11-2
Six-Nation Climate Change Meeting set for Mid-Jan
11-2
Wind power deserves a chance in Kansas - New Federal Tax Laws for Renewable Energy in Effect - Funds to promote renewable energy
11-2
New solar power system aims to light up western China
11-2
17 killed in coal mine mishap in China - China's Production Capacity to Grow by 300m tons
11-1
Massey mine returns to Supreme Court over permit suspension
11-1
The Hightower Lowdown gets a mention in Gazette's Potpourri section (scroll down)
11-1
Massey wants Starcher off case
11-1
Massey earnings disappoint; Blankenship unloads $1.4 million in stock
11-1
Coal is the wrong solution to our energy problem
11-1
State tax collections up 7% since October 2004
11-1
DEP inspector receives raise
11-1
Justice Will Not Recuse Himself; Massey Energy wants Larry Justice Starcher off case (We want Brent Benjamin off any case involving coal. )
11-1
Environmental Lawyers Wary of Supreme Court Nominee Alito
11-1
 
McCain to Push Abramoff Probe to the Administration (Remember J. Stephen Griles? Another tidbit on Griles. And another.)
11-1
If Oprah Talks, Will People Listen?
11-1
Some see pledge as restraint on speech; Environmentalists upset by new code
11-1
Coal trucks (letters to the editor are great tools--use them!)
11-1
Anxiety rises with coal's cost in E. Ky.; Winter heating aid can help some
11-1
New Report on Clean Energy and Emergency Preparedness - Greenpeace launches Clean Energy Guide
11-1
Report slams World Bank role in clean energy - Pressure group in World Bank demand
11-1
 
Technology Driving Clean Coal Ambition (Blind greed and denial driving the "clean" coal myth. There is no such thing as "clean" coal. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)- Friends of the Mountains letter to NRDC - Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) on Track to Make Zero-Emission Coal-Fired Power Generation a Reality
11-1
Hemp, Scooter & propaganda
11-1
Tribal leaders leery of coal-bed methane mining proposal
11-1
Saudi Arabia Oil Production Tapped Out
11-1
A Lesson: Peak Wood
11-1
Renewable Energy? "Not in My Back Yard!" - It Is Easy Being Green-Investments in solar energy heating worthwhile
11-1
Plan for World's Largest Wind Farm Generates Controversy
11-1
Why the bosses need a turn at the coal face
11-1
Business faces pressure on climate change stance
11-1
UK govt calls for greater R&D to combat global warming - UK holds energy summit to tackle global warming
11-1
Climate spiral feared in northern forests; Loss of trees would release gases -- and kill more trees
11-1
China raises 5 million US dollars for 200,000 coal miners with black lung

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