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Daily American Staff Writer, @daalyssacCAIRNBROOK — About 20 coal miners attended the Shade-Central City school board meeting Monday to contest proposed higher taxes on coal reserves. The reassessment could result in about $80,000 of additional tax revenue — or about 1.5 mills...
Tags: Property, Conservation, Environmental Issues
WASHINGTON -- The test of President Obama's seriousness about addressing climate change is not his pending decision on the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline. It's whether he effectively consigns coal-fired power plants -- one of the biggest sources of...
For RedEyeNorthwestern University's Associated Student Government passed a resolution at the end of January urging the school's administration to divest from the coal industry. Since passing the resolution, the student government and Northwestern's Responsible...
Pollution from the smokestacks of Connecticut’s last coal-fired power plant is racist. That’s the message NAACP activists are trying to send about the Bridgeport Harbor Station plant and the impact it’s having on the lives and health...
A CSX Transportation dockworker who says he suffered disabling injuries last August when a tanker collided with a Curtis Bay pier has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the shipping company. David Rienas of Abingdon was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is what "Forward" looks like. Fast forward, even. President Barack Obama's campaign slogan is springing to life in a surge of executive directives and agency rule-making that touch many of the affairs of government. They are...
A train car collision mangled empty coal cars and flipped grain cars onto their sides, spilling corn into the snow near the Heartland Grain Fuels plant west of Aberdeen on the morning of Feb. 1. "I heard a big sha-bang!" said Kevin Bourdon, who was...
For all the hysteria generated by climate-change deniers over how reducing greenhouse gas emissions would be disastrous for consumers and the economy, Maryland and the other eight states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are demonstrating that...
The operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland has agreed to pay a total of $2.2 million in penalties and fix long-standing pollution problems at the landfills in Southern Maryland and Montgomery County where it disposes of the ash from those...
Tags: Bodies of Water, Wildlife, Waste, Tropical Storms, Laws
Glendale Water & Power officials plan to slowly wean the city off of coal as the utility's ability to freely tap the controversial natural resource for power expires in 2020 due to state mandates. But how much coal use can be scaled back in coming...
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterUranium mining is one of the most important and contentious issues Virginia lawmakers will tackle during the upcoming session of the General Assembly. The opening round of the battle played out Monday in Richmond. Supporters of the plan to develop a...
Daily American Staff Writer1. Good news for Route 219. Route 219 was chosen as the top news story in Somerset County this year, as voted by the Daily American news department staff. On March 14, the Senate passed a two-year $109 billion transportation bill that includes...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Court Preliminary, Bill Shuster, Friedens
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