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Full Title: Optimization of Carbon-Capture-Enabled Coal-Gas-Solar Power Generation Author(s): Philip G. Brodrick, Charles A. Kang, Adam R. Brandt, Louis J. Durlofsky Publisher(s): Elsevier Publication Date: Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): 12/2014 Computational optimization is used to...
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Full Title: 20 Fourth-Quarter Questions for Powder River Basin Coal Producers Author(s): Tom Sanzillo Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This memo highlights the recent financial performance of the...
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Full Title: A Carbon Dioxide Standard for Existing Power Plants: Impacts of the NRDC Proposal Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): NERA Economic Consulting Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- NERA used a state-of-the-art energy/economy model (NewERA) to...
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Full Title: Accelerating Access to Energy Author(s): Simon Desjardins, Richard Gomes, Pradeep Pursnani, and Chris West Publisher(s): Shell Foundation Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nearly two billion people 1 – that’s three in...
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Full Title: Accelerating the US Coal Phase Out: Leading by Example in Paris and Beyond Author(s): Sierra Club Publisher(s): Sierra Club Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The climate change crisis and the public...
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In an April 26th speech to business leaders at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Nick Akins, President and CEO of American Electric Power, urged the U.S. to develop a comprehensive...
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Full Title: Air Emissions and Electricity Generation at U.S. Power Plants Author(s): Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 30 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The United States depends on a variety of fuels to generate...
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Full Title: America, China, and Energy: Cooperation or Competition? Author(s): Center for the National Interest Publisher(s): Center for the National Interest Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): During a July 24 panel discussion, two top experts on...
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Full Title: An Energy Blueprint for America: Policy Solutions for a New Energy Economy Author(s): Republican Governors Public Policy Committee Publisher(s): Republican Governors Public Policy Committee Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The 21st century has transformed every...
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Full Title: Assessing a Coal-to-Liquids Fuel Industry in the United States Author(s): James T. Bartis, Frank Camm, David S. Ortiz Publisher(s): Environment Publication Date: 11/2008 Language: English Length: 2 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description: Government...
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft rules on September 20th, to limit carbon emissions from new coal power plants. The proposed rules are part of President Obama’s broader...
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Full Title: Assessing Thermal Coal Production Subsidies Author(s): Carbon Tracker Publisher(s): Carbon Tracker Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): There has been much discussion of fossil fuel subsidies as both an inefficient use of public...
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Full Title: Back in the Black: Coal Makes Comeback Author(s): Michael Bennett, Rocco Canonica Publisher(s): Bentek Energy LLC Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Coal is making a significant comeback in the power market this...
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Note: Synopsis drawn from the report. Synopsis intended solely for the purpose of generating discussion. Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future by the Obama Administration Demand for oil in countries like China and...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- For 63 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective and globally consistent...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy - June 2013 Author(s): BP Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: For 62 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective ...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2015 Author(s): BP Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD REPORT<- Description (excerpt): Consumption increased for all fuels, reaching record levels for every fuel type except nuclear...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review ofWorld Energy June 2016 Author(s): British Petroleum Publication Date: 06/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For 65 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective...
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A federal judge has ruled to block California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, arguing that it “unconstitutionally discriminates against out-of-state producers and tries to regulate activities that take place entirely outside...
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Some oppose shale gas because it is a fossil fuel, a source of carbon dioxide. Some are concerned by accounts of the fresh water it needs, by flaming faucets, by...
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Coal can't get much love. Cheap natural gas and a bevy of EPA regulations are conspiring to force old coal plants to close and pushing U.S. production down to less...
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In a column for the New York Times titled “There’s Still Hope for the Planet,” columnist David Leonhardt describes why investments in technology – particularly governmental investments in clean tech...
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Full Title: Capacity Performance:Changing the Game in PJM ISO Author(s): George Katsigiannakis, Shanthi Muthiah, Rachel Green, and Himanshu Pande Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The severe winter weather during the...
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Full Title: Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction Opportunities for the West Virginia Power Sector Author(s): James Van Nostrand, Evan Hansen, Beren Argetsinger, Jeff Simcoe, and Joseph James Publisher(s): Downstream Strategies and WVULaw Center...
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Full Title: Carbon supply cost curves: Evaluating financial risk  to coal capital expenditures Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The Carbon Tracker Initiative Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this report, the second in a series, CTI worked...
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Full Title: Carbon supply cost curves: Evaluating financial risk to oil capital expenditures Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Carbon Tracker Initiative Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This analysis assists investors to continue their engagement with companies...
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Full Title: Changes in the Fuel Mix Used to Produce Power in the U.S. Author(s): Michael E. Canes Publisher(s): The Marshall Institute Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Over the years, there have been significant changes...
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Two seemingly unrelated announcements drew much attention in the electric utility industry recently. First, the Edison Electric Institute and the Natural Resources Defense Council jointly recommended changing how utilities should...
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Full Title: Characterizing the U.S. Industrial Base for Coal-Powered Electricity Author(s): Constantine Samaras, Jeffrey A. Drezner, Henry H. Willis, Evan Bloom Publisher(s): The RAND Corporation Publication Date: 6/2011 Language: English Length: 156 pages, PDF Full Text:...
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Last week the EIA reported that natural gas-fired power generation will increase by as much as 17% in 2012, while coal is expected to decrease 10%. This shift away from...
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Full Title: China's Geostrategic Search for Oil Author(s): John Lee Publisher(s): Center for Strategic and International Studies Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Coal still meets the majority of Chinese energy needs providing about 70 percent of total...
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Full Title: Clanging Pipes and Open Windows: Upgrading the NYC Steam Systems for the 21st Century Author(s): Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) and Steven Winter Associates, Inc. Publisher(s): Energy Efficiency for All...
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Full Title: Clean Coal Technology: Environmental Solution or Greenwashing? Author(s): L. Winston Publisher(s):  Ohio University, Program of Environmental Studies (Thesis) Publication Date: 8/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 120 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The purpose...
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Senate Energy & Natural Resources Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) has introduced the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012, which would require electric utilities to derive increasing percentages of their supply...
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Full Title: Climate Change and the War on Coal: Exploring the Dark Side Author(s): Patrick Charles McGinley Publisher(s): Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The shadow cast by the threat of climate change clouds...
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Full Title: Climate Effects of Carbon Regulations for the US Electricity Sector Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2013, the President directed EPA to...
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Alpha Natural Resources, the nation's third-largest coal producer, has announced that it will “close four mines in Kentucky and West Virginia and idle two more over the next 12 months.”...
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Full Title: Coal Killer: How Natural Gas Fuels the Clean Energy Revolution Author(s): Alex Trembath, Max Luke, Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus Publisher(s): Breakthrough Institute Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The rapid replacement of coal...
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Full Title: Coal Markets in Motion Author(s): John P. Banks, Tim Boersma, Charles K. Ebinger, and Heather L. Greenley Publisher(s): Brookings Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Coal exemplifies the difficulty in balancing tradeoffs...
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Full Title: Coal Medium-Term Market Report 2016 - Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2021 Author(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Global coal demand growth has stalled. Coal demand in...
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Full Title: Coal Mine Drainage for Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Extraction: Proceedings and Recommendations from a Roundtable on Feasibility and Challenges Author(s): Aimee E. Curtright and Kate Gigli Publisher(s): The RAND...
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Full Title: Coal Retirements as of September 2012 Author(s): American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Publisher(s): American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Last year, the U.S. coal fleet was comprised of almost 1,400...
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U.S. coal exports from terminals in the Pacific Northwest and Gulf of Mexico could aid coal producers, who are keen to tap into international demand after a drop-off in domestic...
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Full Title:  Coal to Liquids: Unconventional Fossil-Based Fuels Author(s): S. Teske, et al. Publisher(s):  National Commission on Energy Policy, Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 10/2008 Identifier(s):  n/a Language: English Length: 12 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description...
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Full Title: Coal Unit Shutdowns Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Since 2010, utilities have announced the retirement of a large number of coal-fired electric generating...
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Full Title: Coal-Fired Electric Generation Unit Retirement Analysis Author(s): INGAA Publisher(s): INGAA Publication Date: 5/2010 Length: 20 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): A number of impending environmental regulations have created uncertainties about the ability of certain coal‐fired power plants (utility...
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Full Title: Coal: A Key Player in Expanded U.S. Energy Exports Author(s): Yemi Assefa, Helen McCulley, Myron Murray, and Sharon Royales Publisher(s): U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In a November 2012 report that...
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Full Title: Coal: A key player in expanded U.S. energy exports Author(s):  Yemi Assefa, Helen McCulley, Myron Murray, and Sharon Royales Publisher(s): BLS Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: As natural gas becomes more inexpensive and renewable energy sources...
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If Peabody Energy, SSA Marine and Goldman Sachs really want to stimulate jobs in Washington State, as they claim in their support of the Gateway Pacific project, they can find...
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Full Title: Commitment accounting of CO2 emissions Author(s): Steven J Davis and Robert H Socolow Publisher(s):  Environmental Research Letters Publication Date: 8/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The world not only continues to build new coal-fired power...
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Full Title: Commodity Market Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan Author(s): Trevor Houser, John Larsen, Sarah Ladislaw, Michelle Melton, Whitney Ketchum, and Shashank Mohan Publisher(s): Center for International Strategic Studies Publication Date: 02/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Cutting Greenhouse Gas from Fossil-Fuel Extraction on Federal Lands and Waters Author(s): Claire Moser, Joshua Mantell, Nidhi Thakar, Chase Huntley, and Matt Lee-Ashley Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 03/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Descending from the Pollution Plateau: Why Carbon Dioxide Emissions are Declining in the Mountain West and How to Keep it that Way Author(s): David Berry Publisher(s): Western Resource Advocates Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): After...
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On December 22, 2008, a disposal cell at the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant ruptured, releasing an estimated 5.4 million cubic yards of fly ash in eastern Tennessee. Fly ash is...
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Full Title: Diesel particulate matter emission factors and air quality implications from in–service rail in Washington State, USA Author(s): Daniel A. Jaffe, Greg Hof, Sofya Malashanka, Justin Putz, Jeffrey Thayer, Juliane L. Fry,...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Coal is...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] US electricity...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] We should...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Government intervention...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] We need...
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Full Title: Dispatching Direct Use: Achieving Greenhouse Gas Reductions With Natural Gas in Homes and Businesses Author(s): Richard Meyer Publisher(s): American Gas Association Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This document serves as a...
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Full Title: Drivers of the US CO2 emissions 1997–2013 Author(s): Kuishuang Feng, Steven J. Davis, Laixiang Sun1,and Klaus Hubacek Publisher(s): Nature Magazine Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Fossil fuel CO2 emissions in the...
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Full Title: Drivers of the US CO2 emissions 1997–2013 Author(s): Kuishuang Feng, Steven J. Davis, Laixiang Sun, and Klaus Hubacek Publisher(s): Nature Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Fossil fuel CO2 emissions in the...
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Full Title: Economic Aanlysis of Proposed Stream Protection Rule Author(s): Ramboll Environ Publisher(s): Ramboll Environ Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The purpose of this draft report is to present the results of Ramboll...
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Full Title: Emerging Workforce Trends in the U.S. Energy Mining Industries Author(s): National Research Council of the National Academies of Science Publisher(s): National Research Council of the National Academies of Science Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Empty Promises G20 Subsidies to Oil, Gas and Coal Production Author(s): Elizabeth Bast, Alex Doukas, Sam Pickard, Laurie van der Burg and Shelagh Whitley Publisher(s): OilChange International Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Energy from the Earth: Practical geoscience to inform energy legislation Author(s): Gene Whitney, Scott Tinker, Brenda Pierce Publisher(s): American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, American Geophysical Union, American...
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Full Title: Energy Policy Agenda for the Next Administration and Congress Author(s): Nicolas Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Free markets will produce the energy America needs to power...
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Full Title: Energy Security: The United States & China Author(s): Carol Kessler and Sean Kreyling Publisher(s): Center for Global Security Publication Date: 3/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report summarizes the areas of cooperation for the United States and...
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On December 21st, 2011 the EPA announced its newly proposed MACT Rules, placing stringent requirements on mercury and toxics emissions from power plants. The new rules were issued under the authority...
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ExxonMobil recently released its 2012 Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040, a report forecasting energy trends out for the next several decades. Among the projections highlighted in ExxonMobil’s announcement: “Global...
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Full Title: Fair Share Scorecard Ensuring Taxpayers Receive a Fair Share for America’s Public Resources Author(s): Greg Zimmerman, Claire Moser, Jessica Goad, and Matt Lee-Ashley Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 08/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Finding Common Ground: Energy, Security and Cooperation in the South China Sea Author(s): Will Rogers Publisher(s): CNAS Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Global energy trends are increasing demands for potential hydrocarbons in the South...
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At the Methanol Policy Forum – held March 27, 2012 in Washington, DC – energy industry and policy experts convened to discuss the fuel’s potential as a transportation fuel. The...
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Full Title: Fostering low carbon energy: Next generation policy to commercialize CCS in the United States Author(s): John P. Banks and Tim Boersma Publisher(s): Brookings Institution Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Next month,...
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Full Title: Full-Fuel-Cycle Energy and Emission Factors for Building Energy Consumption - 2013 Update Author(s): Neil Leslie Publisher(s): American Gas Association Publication Date: 01/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Full-fuel-cycle energy is the energy consumed by an appliance,...
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Full Title: Harmonizing Preservation and Production: How Modernizing the Department of the Interior’s Fiscal Terms for Oil, Gas, and Coal Leases Can Ensure a Fair Return to the American Public Author(s):...
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Full Title: Heavy Traffic Still Ahead Author(s): Terry C. Whiteside Publisher(s): Western Organization of Resource Councils Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This report, “Heavy Traffic Still Ahead” (HTSA 2014), provides an update to HTA 2012...
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Describing recently implemented or approved regulations – including the Greenhouse Gas New Source Performance Standard, the Utility MACT standards, and the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule – and their deep impacts...
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Recently, House Republicans passed H.R. 1734, the so called Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015, a direct attack on public health and the environment. This bill undermines important...
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The existing fleet of coal-fired power plants is critical to the economic prosperity of the U.S. As the leading provider of U.S. electricity generation (at 39%), low cost coal keeps...
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Both the Democratic and Republican parties have released their platforms, each offering a vision of the American energy landscape in the coming years. Both parties promote distinct visions of an “all-of-the-above” approach...
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Full Title: How Energy Choices Affect Fresh Water Supplies: A Comparison of U.S. Coal and Natural Gas Author(s): Emily Grubert and Saya Kitasei Publisher(s): Worldwatch Institute Publication Date: 11/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Water and energy are critical and interdependent...
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Full Title: How is coal faring in the "War on Coal?" Author(s): James Stevenson Publisher(s): IHS Energy Publication Date: 09/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): It is unclear who coined the phrase “War on Coal.” It...
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Full Title: How the EPA Should Modify Its Proposed 111(d) Regulations to Allow States to Comply By Taxing Pollution Author(s): Michael Wara, Adele Morris, and Marta R. Darby Publisher(s): Brookings Institution Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Humanity Unbound: How Fossil Fuels Saved Humanity from Nature and Nature from Humanity Author(s): Indur M. Goklany Publisher(s): Cato Institute Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For most of its existence, mankind’s...
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Full Title: Illuminating the Hidden Cost of Coal Author(s): Jayni Foley Hein and Peter Howard Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Department of the Interior (“Interior”) can make...
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On March 27, 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority of the Clean Air Act, released proposed greenhouse gas standards for newly constructed power plants. The rules would require...
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Full Title: Implementing EPA's Clean Power Plan: A Menu of Options Author(s): National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Publisher(s): National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In...
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Full Title: Increasing the Efficiency of Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants Author(s): Richard J. Campbell Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Coal has long been the major fossil fuel used to produce electricity. However,...
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Full Title: Insight Briefing: Unconventional Gas Author(s): The Climate Group Publisher(s): The Climate Group Publication Date: 02/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The spectacular growth in unconventional gas reserves and increasing levels of extraction in...
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Full Title: Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990 - 2013 Author(s): The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): An emissions inventory that...
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In a study of U.S. carbon capture and storage (CCS) potential published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found "that...
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Full Title: Key World Energy Statistics Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key World Energy Statistics from the IEA contains timely, clearly-presented data on the supply, transformation and consumption of all...
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Full Title: Legislation, standards and methods for mercury emission control Author(s): Lesley Sloss Publisher(s): IEA Clean Coal Centre Publication Date: 4/2011 Language: English Length: 2 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Coal combustion is currently...
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Full Title: Leveraging Natural Gas to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Recent technological advances have unleashed...
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Full Title: Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquified Natural Gas from the United States Author(s): Timothy J. Skone, Gregory Cooney, Matthew Jamieson, James Littlefield, Joe Marriott Publisher(s): U.S. Department of...
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Full Title: Linking Renewable Energy to Rural Development Author(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Publisher(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Publication Date: 01/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Renewable energy (hereafter,...
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Full Title: LNG and Coal Life Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): PACE Global Publisher(s): PACE Global Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This study was undertaken on behalf of the Center for...
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Full Title: Locked-in: The Financial Risks of New Coal-Fired Power Plants in Today’s Volatile International Coal Market Author(s): Sierra Club Publisher(s): Sierra Club Publication Date: 6/2012 Length: 29 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Coal “lock-in,” rather than rational investments in...
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A recent op-ed by noted academic Bjorn Lomborg questions the idea that renewable energy – wind, in particular – is up to the task of mitigating climate change. Renewables are...
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Note: Synopsis from Senator Lugar's office. June 9, 2010---U.S. Senator Dick Lugar's Practical Energy and Climate Plan, S.3464, prioritizes targeted policies that can bring real money and energy savings while providing...
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Full Title: Managing Coal: How to Achieve Reasonable Risk With an Essential Resource Author(s): Peter S. Glaser, F. William Brownell, and Victor E. Schwartz Publisher(s): Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Can the future...
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Full Title: Mapping Chinese Direct Investment in the US Energy Economy Author(s): Melanie Hart Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): When China’s double-digit economic growth rates first began to...
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Full Title: Meeting Projected Coal Production Demands in the USA: Upstream Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Author(s): M. Karmis (Chair), et al. Publisher(s): Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (VCCER) of Virginia...
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Full Title: Modeling EPA's Clean Power Plan: Insights for Cost Effective Implementation Author(s): Jeff Hopkins Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This brief examines the findings...
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Full Title: Money to Burn: How CEO Pay is Accelerating Climate Change Author(s): Sarah Anderson, Chuck Collins, and Sam Pizzigati Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Studies Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Beating the S&P...
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Full Title: Monthly Energy Review Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Monthly Energy Review (MER) is the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) primary report of recent and...
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Full Title: Mortality in Appalachian Coal Mining Regions: The Value of Statistical Life Lost Author(s): Michael Hendryx and Melissa M. Ahern Publisher(s): Public Health Reports Publication Date: 8/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Objectives. We...
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Full Title: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From Coal- and Oil-Fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units and Standards of Performance for Fossil-Fuel-Fired Electric Utility, Industrial-Commercial- Institutional, and Small Industrial-...
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Hydrofracking for natural gas in shale formations has generated a heated national debate, complicating and in some cases preventing efforts to extract the resource. Critics of hydrofracking cite the process’...
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Full Title: Natural Gas: Guardrails for a Potential Climate Bridge Author(s): Michael Lazarus, Kevin Tempest, Per Klevnäs, and Jan Ivar Korsbakken Publisher(s): The New Climate Economy and the Stockholm Environment Institute Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Northwest Coal Exports Author(s): Eric de Place Publisher(s): Sightline Institute Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Customer demand for coal has been declining in the United States, in part because of competition from cleaner...
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Full Title: Not Beyond Coal, How the Global Thirst for Low-Cost Electricity Continues Driving Coal Demand Author(s): Robert Bryce Publisher(s): Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since 1973, coal consumption has grown faster than any...
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Full Title: Not Beyond Coal: How the Global Thirst for Low-Cost Electricity Continues Driving Coal Demand Author(s): Robert Bryce Publisher(s): Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since 1973, coal consumption has grown...
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As Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, I’m continuing the fight against President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) overregulation of our nation’s power plants without any regard...
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Full Title: Our National Energy Policy: Post-Election Prospects and Challenges Author(s): James Connaughton, General James L. Jones (retired), and Timothy E. Wirth Publisher(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: A complete transcript from the OurEnergyPolicy.org panel discussion,...
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Update: See a video recording of the event here OurEneryPolicy.org’s high-level panel discussion, moderated by Chief National Correspondent for the Fox News Channel Jim Angle, and featuring James Connaughton, General James...
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Full Title: Petroleum Coke: The Coal Hiding in the Tar Sands Author(s): Lorne Stockman, with contributions from David Turnbull and Stephen Kretzmann Publisher(s): Oil Change International Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Canadian tar...
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Full Title: Potential Coal Plant Retirements: 2012 Update Author(s): Metin Celebi, Frank Graves, and Charles Russell Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The energy market outlook and emerging environmental regulations have changed substantially since we...
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Full Title: Power Generation From Coal Author(s): International Energy Association Publisher(s): International Energy Association Publication Date: 10/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Coal is the biggest single source of energy for electricity production and its share is growing. The efficiency of...
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Full Title: Power Sector Transition: GHG Policy and Other Key Drivers (Technical Appendix) Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia, Blair Beasley, Meghan McGuinness, Stuart Iler Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2014,...
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Full Title: Powering Up Against Poverty: Why Renewable Energy is the Future Author(s): Oxfam Australia Publisher(s): Oxfam Australia Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As we approach the critical climate talks in Paris later...
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Full Title: Protect the American People: Moratorium on Coal Plant Closures Essential Author(s): Roger Bezdek and Frank Clemente Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research Publication Date: 06/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent events in New England...
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Full Title: Quadrennial Energy Review: Energy Transmission, Storage, and Distribution Infrastructure (QER) Author(s): Department of Energy (DoE) Publisher(s): Department of Energy (DoE) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. energy landscape is changing. The...
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Full Title: Quarterly Coal Report  April – June 2014 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Quarterly Coal Report (QCR) presents U.S. coal production, exports, imports, receipts,...
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Full Title: Reassessing the Efficiency Penalty from Carbon Capture in Coal-Fired Power Plants Author(s): Sarang D. Supekar and Steven J. Skerlos Publisher(s): University of Michigan Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper examines...
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Full Title: Recent Electricity Price Increases and Reliability Issues Due to Coal Plant Retirements Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Interstate natural gas pipelines were originally...
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Full Title: Reconsidering Coal’s Fair Market Value Author(s): Jayni Foley Hein and Peter Howard Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The federal coal leasing program is not structured to...
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Full Title: Reconsidering Coal’s Fair Market Value: The Social Costs of Coal Production and the Need for Fiscal Reform Author(s): Jayni Foley Hein and Peter Howard Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Reliable & Resilient: The Value of Our Existing Coal Fleet – An Assessment of Measures to Improve Reliability & Efficiency While Reducing Emissions Author(s): Doug Carter, J. Edward Cichanowicz,...
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Full Title: Reliable & Resilient: The Value of Our Existing Coal Fleet (Factsheet) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The National Coal Council Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- During the winter of 2013-2014, the National Coal Council...
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Full Title: Remaking American Power: Potential Energy Market Impacts of EPA's Proposed GHG Emission Performance Standards for Existing Power Plants Author(s): John Larsen, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Whitney Ketchum, Michelle Milton, Shashank...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy R&D Funding History: A Comparison with Funding for Nuclear Energy, Fossil Energy, and Energy Efficiency R&D Author(s): Fred Sissine Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Replacement of Coal by Fracgas in the Production of Electric Power Author(s): Robert Ames, Anthony Corridore, Edward Hirs, and Paul MacAvoy Publisher(s): United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) &...
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Full Title: Resources to Reserves 2013 – Oil, Gas and Coal Technologies for the Energy Markets of the Future (Summary) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The availability of...
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Full Title: Retrofitting of Coal-Fired Power Plants for CO2 Emissions Reductions Author(s): n/a Publisher(s):  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITei) Publication Date: 3/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 7 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The MIT Energy...
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Full Title: Revitalizing Appalachia: How Congress Can Correct Distortions in the Coal Market and Invest in Struggling Coal Communities Author(s): Gov. Ted Strickland, Greg Dotson, and Matt Lee-Ashley Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication...
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Full Title: Ripe for Retirement: An Economic Analysis of the U.S. Coal Fleet Author(s):  Lesley Fleischman, Rachel Cleetus, Steve Clemmer, Jeff Deyette, Steve Frenkel Publisher(s): The Electricity Journal Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Risks And Opportunities For PacifiCorp in a Carbon Constrained Economy Author(s): Ezra D. Hausman, Ph.D Publisher(s): Sierra Club Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report focuses on one such company: PacifiCorp, one of the...
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Full Title: Sales of Fossil Fuels Produced from Federal and Indian Lands, FY 2003 through FY 2013 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The  U.S.  Energy  Information  Administration...
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Full Title: Shale Gas Author(s): Schlumberger Publisher(s): Schlumberger Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Tight gas, coal bed methane, and shale gas are tough plays—no doubt about it. But focused expertise and technologies from Schlumberger are helping transform these...
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Full Title: Shale Gas vs. Coal: A comparison of the environmental impacts of shale gas, conventional gas and coal deployment on air, water, and land in the United States Author(s): Steffen...
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Full Title: Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook (STEO) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The average household winter heating fuel expenditures discussed in this STEO provide a...
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Full Title:  Basic Research Needs for the Hydrogen Economy Author(s): Clean Air Task Force Publisher(s): Clean Air Task Force Publication Date: 11/2011 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): The U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Full Title: Sino–American Energy Cooperation Author(s): June Teufel Dreyer Publisher(s): Journal of Contemporary China Publication Date: 1/2007 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: As the world’s first and second largest energy consumers, the United States and the People’s Republic of China...
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Full Title: Summary Quadrennial Energy Review: Transforming U.S. Energy Infrastructures in a Time of Rapid Change: The First Installment of the QER Author(s): Department of Energy Publisher(s): Department of Energy Publication Date: 04/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Sustainable Construction with Coal Combustion Products: A Primer for Architects Author(s): American Coal Ash Association Publisher(s): American Coal Ash Association Publication Date: 11/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This full color, 12 page pamphlet,...
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Full Title: Sustaining U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation Author(s): Merritt T. Cooke Publisher(s): The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): If the United States and China find a way to realistically base and...
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Climate change is a threat to our environment and our economy, and we cannot afford the risk of inaction. With our free market economy, the best solution is a simple,...
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Full Title: Texas' Outsize Role in the Decline of the Powder River Basin Coal Industry. The Regions No. 1 Customer is Changing its Fuel Price Author(s): Tom Sanzillo Publisher(s): Institute for Energy...
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Full Title: The Assault on Coal and American Consumers Author: Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): For decades, coal has literally been the rock that has powered America with cheap, reliable...
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 “Sustainable future” advocates seem to believe that solar, wind and hydro-electricity will eventually make up close to 100% of our energy generation, but there are benefits to having “central station”...
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Full Title: The Challenge of State Reliance on Revenue from Fossil Fuel Production Author(s): Adele Morris Publisher(s): Brookings Institute Publication Date: 08/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT Description (excerpt): Taxes on oil, natural gas, and coal can be...
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Full Title: The Climate Responsibilities of Industrial Carbon Producers Author(s): Peter C. Frumhoff, Richard Heede, and Naomi Oreskes Publisher(s): Climate Change Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Responsibility for climate change lies at the...
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Full Title: The Coal Question Author(s): William Stanley Jevons Publisher(s): London: Macmillan and Co. Publication Date: 1/1966 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The expression "exhaustion of our coal mines," states the subject in the briefest form, but is sure...
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Full Title: The Controversy over US Coal and Natural Gas Exports Publisher(s): RFF Author(s): Joel Darmstadter Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In international trade, a gap between theory and practice has always existed. Theory stresses, as an...
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Full Title: The Economic and Geopolitical Benefits of Free Trade in Energy Resources Author(s): Nicolas Loris, Luke Coffey, Theodore R. Bromund, Ph.D., James Phillips, Dean Cheng, Ana Quintana, Lisa Curtis and...
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Full Title: The Economic and Tax Revenue Impact of Coal Industry Activity in Nebraska: Final Report Author(s): Eric Thompson Publisher(s): University of Nebraska—Lincoln Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nebraska businesses and households are actively involved in...
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Full Title: The Economic Effects of Immediately Opening Federal Lands to Oil, Gas, and Coal Leasing Author(s): Joseph R. Mason Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): While headlines have...
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Full Title: The Economic Impact of the Coal Industry in Pennsylvania Author(s): Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh Publisher(s): The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance is committed...
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Earlier this week, H.R. 3826, the "Electricity Security and Affordability Act," which I co-authored with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), advanced through the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, by a vote...
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Full Title: The Efficiency Dilemma Author(s): D. Owen Publisher(s): The New Yorker Publication Date: 12/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  8 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The environmentalist Amory Lovins, whose thinking has influenced Chu’s, has referred to the replacement...
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Bloomberg Government has published The Twilight of Coal Power?, an assessment of how EPA’s new greenhouse gas rules might affect coal-fired power plants. The report concludes that although coal will...
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Full Title: The Federal Lands Freedom Act: Empowering States to Control Their Own Energy Futures Author(s): Katie Tubb and Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United...
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Full Title: The Federal Lands Freedom Act: Empowering States to Control Their Own Energy Futures Author(s): Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENTS<- Description (excerpt): The United States...
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Full Title: The Future of Coal versus Gas Competition Author(s): Mark Repsher, Jamie Heller, Charlie Mann, & Trygve Gaalaas Publisher(s): PA Consulting Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Low natural gas prices were primarily...
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Full Title:  The Future of Coal: Options for a Carbon-Constrained World Author(s): J. Katzer Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITei) Publication Date: 01/2007 Identifier(s): ISBN 978-0-615-14092-6 Language: English Length: 192 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): This MIT...
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Full Title: The Future of Electricity: Attracting Investment to Build Tomorrow’s Electricity Sector Author(s): Jim Hagemann Snabe and Roberto Bocca Publisher(s): World Economic Forum (WEF) Publication Date: 01/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The electricity...
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Note: Synopsis drawn from report's executive summary. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. The Future of Natural Gas: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study By the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative Natural...
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Full Title: The Great Coal Cap: China’s energy policies and the financial implications for thermal coal Author(s): Luke Sussams Publisher(s): Carbon Tracker Initiative and The Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in...
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Full Title: he Hard Reality for International Climate Agreements in the United States Author(s): F. William Brownell and Scott J. Stone Publisher(s): The Atlantic Council Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The release of...
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Full Title: The Hidden Costs of Electricity: Comparing the Hidden Costs of Power Generation Fuels Author(s): Geoff Keith, Sarah Jackson, Alice Napoleon, Tyler Comings, and Jean Ann Ramey Publisher(s): The Civil Society Institute Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: The Inefficiencies and Deficiencies of Waste Coal Author(s):  Jonathan Skinner and Michael Brown Publisher(s): Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: On July 3, 2007, the General Assembly of Pennsylvania introduced, through...
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With the presidential race ending this week, one concern expressed by some has been the lack of any substantive discussion about US energy policy. While Mr. Trump has often mentioned...
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Full Title: The Positive Outlook for Cleaner Air and Reliable Electric Service Author(s): Susan F. Tierny Publisher(s): Analysis Group, Inc. Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 48 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: The Environmental Protection Agency’s Mercury and Air Toxic Standard (“MATS”) is...
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Full Title: The Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions of U.S. Federal Fossil Fuels Author(s): Dustin Mulvaney, PhD, Alexander Gershenson, PhD, and Ben Toscher, MSc Publisher(s): EcoShift Consulting Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report...
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Full Title: The Social Costs of Carbon? No, the Social Benefits of Carbon Author(s): Management Information Services, Inc. Publisher(s): American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This report analyzes the impacts...
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Coal is one of America’s most abundant and affordable energy sources, and has served for decades as the country’s primary base load electric fuel. Coal comes with significant environmental trade-offs,...
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Full Title: The Twilight of Coal-Fired Power? The EPA's New Standards for Greenhouse Gases Author(s): Rob Barnett Publisher(s): Bloomberg Government Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 129 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The Environmental Protection...
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Full Title: Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector: Beyond Business as Usual 2011 Author(s): Geoff Keith, Bruce Biewald, Ezra Hausman, Kenji Takahashi, Tommy Vitolo, Tyler Comings and Patrick Knight Publisher(s): Synapse Energy...
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Full Title: Trends and Super Cycles in Crude Oil and Coal Prices Author(s): Abdel M. Zellou and  John T. Cuddington Publisher(s): Colorado School of Mines Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper uses the band-pass filter approach of...
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Full Title: Trends in Natural Gas Production, Consumption, and Prices Author(s): Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: A decade ago, experts predicted that the United States would...
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Full Title: U.S. and World Coal Production, Federal Taxes, and Incentives Author(s): Marc Humphries and Molly Sherlock Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Even though U.S. coal production remained strong over the past decade, reaching...
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According to data collected and reported by Bloomberg News, the “U.S. is the closest it has been in almost 20 years to achieving energy self-sufficiency”. In the first 10 months...
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Full Title: U.S. Coal Competitive in Global Markets Author(s): James Wang, Jeff Archibald, Judah Rose Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This ICF International white paper examines ICF's forecast of an end to the...
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Full Title: U.S. Coal Competitive in Global Markets: Domestic Production Forecast to Rebound Author(s): By James Wang, Jeffrey Archibald, and Judah Rose Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This ICF International white paper...
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Full Title: U.S. Electricity Markets Increasingly Favor Alternatives to Coal Author: James Bradbury Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 4 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): In 2011, use of coal for U.S. power generation dropped to its lowest...
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Full Title:  Annual Energy Review 2010 Author(s): U.S. Energy Information Adminstration Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Adminstration Publication Date: 10/2011 Identifier: W-31-109-Eng-38 Language: English Length: 407 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): A report of historical annual energy...
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Full Title: Understanding Pulverised Coal, Biomass and Waste Conversion Author(s): IEA Clean Coal Centre Publisher(s): IEA Clean Coal Centre Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Pulverised coal firing has been the dominant technology generating power...
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Full Title: United States-China Cooperation on Nuclear Power: An Opportunity for Fostering Sustainable Energy Security Author(s): Atlantic Council Publisher(s): Atlantic Council Publication Date: 3/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): An important step in this dialogue process is the...
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Full Title: Water in the energy industry: An introduction Author(s): Ellen Williams and John Simmons Publisher(s): BP International Ltd. Energy Sustainability Challenge Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Energy is essential to human civilization, and...
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Full Title: Water-Energy Nexus: Business Risks and Rewards Author(s): Eliot Metzger, Paul Reig, William Hua Wen, Robert Samuel Young and Brandon Owens Publisher(s): World Resources Institute (WRI) Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Water...
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President-elect Donald Trump has only vaguely defined his plans for energy policy, via his website and campaign statements and tweets. As a result, one can only speculate how energy policy...
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After years of discussion and delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to finalize ozone standards in the coming weeks. It's a rule long in the making: EPA's decision...
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Full Title: White Paper: Medium-term outlook for US power: 2015 = deepest de-carbonization ever Author(s): Meredith Annex Publisher(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 2015, the US could set...
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Full Title: Why Liquid Coal Is Not a Viable Option to Move America Beyond Oil Author(s): NRDC Publisher(s):  Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 2/2007 Identifier: www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/solutions Language: English Length: 2 pages, PDF, Fact Sheet Full Text:...
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Full Title: Why the Coal Industry Should Embrace a Carbon Tax Author(s): Niskanen Center Publisher(s): Niskanen Center Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The coal industry is in an economic free-fall due to low-cost...
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There is an investment vehicle available to oil and natural gas development that is not available to renewable energy resource projects.  There is a current effort in Congress to change...
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Thanks to breakthroughs in seismic imaging, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the US in 2012 reduced its reliance on much dirtier coal by shifting to gas-fired power plants. This trend...
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[caption id="attachment_28262" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Kimon Berlin[/caption] Coal isn’t coming back although with real investment in carbon capture and sequestration, it could continue to contribute to a clean energy economy....
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Full Title: Will We Ever Stop Using Fossil Fuels? Author(s): Thomas Covert, Michael Greenstone, and Christopher R. Knittel Publisher(s): Journal of Economic Perspectives Publication Date: 2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Scientists believe significant climate change...
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Domestic natural gas production continues to expand, while natural gas spot prices are at historic lows. Many utilities are responding to these changing market dynamics by building gas plants or...
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Full Title: World Energy Resources, 2013 Survey Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): World Energy Council Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2013 report covers all fossil resources (coal, oil, both conventional and unconventional and gas, both conventional and...
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