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Carbon Capture

Why a Supreme Court victory may not be enough to save coal | Energy Journal | trib.com

... pace, he said. On the wider question of coal's decline, the governor returned to what has become a frequent theme of his administration in recent times. Technological advancements in carbon capture, sequestration and utilization are the best way to reverse coal's woes, he said. Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR ...

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Climate Change

Antonin Scalia, conservative US Supreme Court justice, dies - BBC News

... allowing President Barack Obama to add a fifth liberal justice to the bench. The court's conservative 5-4 majority has recently stalled major efforts by the Obama administration on climate change and immigration. Justice Scalia, 79, was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986. "He was a towering figure and important judge on our nation's highest court," former President George W Bush ...

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Solar

Sanders meets solar workers in Nevada - SFGate

... RENO, Nev. (AP) Bernie Sanders is making common cause with advocates for Nevada's struggling solar industry as the state's Democratic presidential contest approaches. The Vermont senator met activists in Reno on Saturday and criticized a decision by Nevada regulators to increase rates for rooftop solar customers. He calls the decision "incomprehensible." Solar companies in Nevada have been ...

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Nuclear

Long-term cement study seeks nuclear waste solution - BBC News

... this introduces react with water to produce sulphate mineral phases that are exceptionally good at sorbing technetium-99. "It's a high-yield fission product; it's only found in nuclear reactors; it's very mobile in the environment - but what we found is that our cement will actually lock tight this technetium-99 into its structure and prevent it being transported into the environment," ...

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Hydroelectric

Collapse of Mosul Dam could be catastrophic for Iraq - StarTribune.com

... of 2014. The militants still hold the nearby city of Mosul, their de facto capital in Iraq. Political wrangling and a financial crisis in Iraq also are complicating repair work. The hydroelectric dam almost certainly has an "unprecedented level of untreated voids" in its foundation, according to the Army Corps of Engineers' Jan. 30 report, which was made public this week when it was ...

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Coal

Reality tempers optimism in coal country after court ruling | Lexington Herald-Leader

... FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015 photo, a miner works underground in the Sewell "R" coal mine in Yukon, W.Va. For the long-suffering communities that depend on coal, a recent Supreme Court ruling temporarily blocking greenhouse gas reductions was seen as a rare victory. But coal country residents say the reprieve may only be temporary as utilities turn away from coal generation and production ...

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Oil

Congo Republic ex-army chief to run in March presidential polls | Reuters

... in the capital Brazzaville at a packed conference centre. However, it remains to be seen whether Mokoko can present a significant challenge to 72-year-old Sassou Nguesso who has ruled the oil producer for 31 of the past 36 years in two spells and is widely seen as the favourite to win the March 20 polls. "I decided to take the side of the people by presenting myself as a candidate for ...

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Activism

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Gas

Reality tempers optimism in coal country after court ruling - Houston Chronicle

... we get to move forward and try to put people back to work." But the reality is more complicated. Pointing out that free-market forces higher mining costs, decreasing demand and cheaper natural gas are dragging production down doesn't pack as much of a punch as roasting the White House's environmental initiatives. U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, whose district comprises most of coal-producing eastern ...

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Wind

UPDATE 2-Gamesa, Siemens negotiating final terms of wind merger | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... and Jose Elas Rodrguez MUNICH/MADRID, Feb 10 (Reuters) - German engineering group Siemens and Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa are in final negotiations on a deal to merge their wind power assets, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday. "They are all sitting together in Madrid at the moment," one of the sources said, adding that a deal was imminent and ...

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Geothermal

SoCalGas stops leaking natural gas well - CNN.com

... homes can finish out their leases, if they choose. Sen. Barbara Boxer, a California Democrat, said residents should be able to have confidence in the California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources, the agency doing the safety testing. But she said its reputation isn't good enough. She called for an independent group or federal agency to also test the air in each home and ...

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Renewable Energy

UPDATE 2-Gamesa, Siemens negotiating final terms of wind merger | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... concerns (Adds EWEA industry data, antitrust concerns) By Alexander Hbner and Jose Elas Rodrguez MUNICH/MADRID, Feb 10 (Reuters) - German engineering group Siemens and Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa are in final negotiations on a deal to merge their wind power assets, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday. "They are all sitting together in Madrid at ...

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Alternative Energy

Anatomy of a Scam - Fuel Fix

... The Obama Administration, helped by generous subsidy programs provided by both democrat and republican Congresses, has been promoting alternative energy since day one. A number of commentators have criticized the government's alternative energy policy but now a major investor in solar energy has provided a tool that makes it easier to demonstrate clearly solar power for many, perhaps most ...

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