New EPA Head Scott Pruitt's First Rule of Order is to Get Rid of Clean Power Plan: New head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt has made it clear that he will waste no time in getting rid of the Clean Power Plan. Read more.
Jobs Filled, Hopes High: A local town has been struck with plenty of hardship, but now they may be getting the break they need. For the first time in quite awhile, there's optimism about the coal industry. Read more.
EIA: Without Clean Power Plan, Coal Will Regain Top Spot in Generation Mix: Coal- fired power is expected to regain its place at the top of the U.S. generation mix in 2019 if the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan is repealed, the U.S. Energy Information Administration noted Tuesday. Read more.