YENAKIYEVO, Ukraine — In the Ukrainian president's eastern hometown, the buildings are grimy with black soot from the surrounding coal mines. The air is thick with pollutants. The men here die young, sometimes from industrial ...
Coal miners have had a tough time lately. Is the future still bleak?
Wyoming’s biggest export is soda ash, which comes from trona mines in Sweetwater County. Last year, the trona industry produced 17 million tons of soda ash for which the state received nearly $90 million in various taxes and royalties.
State-owned Mecon has commissioned three coke oven batteries, with state-of-the-art facilities, in a single year.
ABOUT 60 per cent of Tighes Hill residents who participated in survey about the attitudes to coal-related pollution said they were opposed to the proposed fourth coal loader.
The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently gave the green light to keep a handful of coal plants operating—that's a rare positive sign as coal-fired utilities are getting shut around the country.
Trees dominate the skyline on a cold winter morning at Lake Manawa, Iowa, in front of the MidAmerican Energy power plant, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) A topic that comes up periodically here on Coal Tattoo is why the U.S.
While PNG law recognises their customary title, the local owners have been poorly compensated. They have faced violent displacement, their land has been devastated and their rivers poisoned by toxic mine waste.