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Manchin Defending W.Va., Not Obama 1 Feb 2012 | 07:00 pm

The decision over whether to allow construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline ought to be based on energy needs, environmental concerns and the thousands of jobs the project would provide for Americans.

FirstEnergy to close six coal-fired power plants 27 Jan 2012 | 07:00 pm

FirstEnergy Corp. on Thursday became the first major U.S. power company to close aging coal-fired power plants because of tougher new air pollution rules.

State of the Union: Not much about coal 25 Jan 2012 | 07:00 pm

President Obama didn’t have much to say about coal during last night’s State of the Union address. But he did talk just a bit about a few things that certainly impact the coal industry.

Pennsylvania DEP Secretary Lauds Underground Mining Industry, Regulatory Partnership for Second Straight Year without a Fatality 18 Jan 2012 | 07:00 pm

2011 marked the second straight year without a work-related fatality in Pennsylvania's underground and coal mining industries, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Mike Krancer announced t...

Charles Manson energy 16 Jan 2012 | 07:00 pm

It’s time to apply endangered species, wildlife and economic laws fairly and equitably.

Wheeling News-Register: The Science Is Not Settled on Warming 15 Jan 2012 | 07:00 pm

"The science is settled," President Barack Obama insists in defense of his scheme to wreck the coal industry.

EPA's War on Transparency 11 Jan 2012 | 07:00 pm

Barack Obama swept into the Presidency promising a new political order, one characterized by “transparency” and “openness.” Three years later, the President’s lofty campaign promises are belied by the...

Pittsburgh Trib: Energy Tax Cuts Don't Work 2 Jan 2012 | 07:00 pm

If you're in the solar-installation business, you're probably a big fan of the tax credit consumers can get if they have solar-energy technologies installed. It's pretty generous, too: 30 percent of t...

Coal's Power: Pittsburgh region hosts cutting-edge coal research 28 Dec 2011 | 07:00 pm

The Pittsburgh Coal Seam was not the reason the French and British settled here. That honor goes to the strategic importance of the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Coal energy output outstrips gas, nuclear combined 27 Dec 2011 | 07:00 pm

But a look at coal's ever-overpowering numbers suggests a different narrative and proves the black rock remains as much a local institution as the football team for which Mr. Bettis once lined up in t...

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