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Bad Policy, Disastrous Consequences: Coal-Fired Power in Puerto Rico

ELR Article

In September 2019, in an article entitled “The Market Has Spoken: Coal Is Dying,” Matt Egan of CNN Business wrote, "President Donald Trump has gutted regulations on the coal industry, falsely claimed that windmills cause cancer and...

84 FR 26705

ELR Federal Agency Update

S. 3653

ELR Congressional Update

Sierra Club v. Pruitt

ELR Case

A district court granted EPA's request for an extended deadline to respond to two petitions filed by an environmental group concerning the issuance of two CAA title V operating permits. EPA issued the permits for two coal-fired power...

Sierra Club v. Pruitt

ELR Case

A district court granted EPA's request for an extended deadline to respond to two petitions filed by an environmental group concerning the issuance of two CAA title V operating permits. EPA issued the permits for two coal-fired power...

Arizona: Air quality

ELR State Update Item

Pennsylvania v. Allegheny Energy Inc.

ELR Case

A district court rejected a group of mid-Atlantic states' claims that projects undertaken by an energy company at three of its coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania violated the CAA's prevention of significant deterioration and new...

Federal Control of Carbon Capture and Storage

ELR Article

The United States has economically recoverable coal reserves of about 261 billion tons, which is in excess of a 250-year supply based on 2009 consumption rates. However, in the near future, the use of coal may...