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A plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H.

U.S. not on track to meet 2025 carbon pollution cutting goal

A plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H.

September 26, 2016, 10:54am Nation & World

WASHINGTON — Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year’s Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study. Read story

W.Va. permanently halts coal mine by state forest

August 22, 2016, 3:43pm Business

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia environmental regulators have ordered a company to stop mining permanently at a surface coal mine near Kanawha State Forest. Read story

Montana crafts bills to deal with coal-fired units’ closure

August 17, 2016, 3:27pm Business

HELENA, Mont. — If some Montana lawmakers have their way, shutting down two coal-fired units of a power plant that provides electricity to much of the Pacific Northwest won’t be cheap or easy for the plant’s owners. Read story

Wyo. governor disappointed in Oregon coal port ruling

August 15, 2016, 5:09pm Business Briefs

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he's disappointed by last week's ruling by a judge in Oregon upholding that state's rejection of a proposed terminal on the Columbia River that supporters say would allow shipment of American coal to Asia. Read story

Judge upholds Oregon denial of coal export permit

August 12, 2016, 8:24pm Business

PORTLAND — An administrative law judge in Oregon on Friday found that state regulators acted within their authority when they rejected a proposed coal terminal on the Columbia River that would funnel millions of tons of American coal to power-hungry Asia each year. Read story

Wyoming, Japanese companies team on research for clean-coal technology

July 27, 2016, 5:25pm Business

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Aiming to develop new export markets for a fuel source hit by declining domestic demand, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Monday signed an agreement calling for cooperation between the state and a consortium of Japanese companies in researching clean-coal technology. Read story

Spokane may fine railroads shipping oil, coal through town

July 20, 2016, 9:57am Business

SPOKANE — The Spokane City Council is thinking of fining railroad companies that ship crude oil or coal through downtown Spokane. Read story

The Colstrip Steam Electric Station is a coal-fired power plant co-owned by Puget Sound Energy.

Colstrip coal plant to close 2 units

The Colstrip Steam Electric Station is a coal-fired power plant co-owned by Puget Sound Energy.

July 12, 2016, 4:56pm Business

BILLINGS, Mont. — A large Montana coal plant serving utility customers across the Pacific Northwest has agreed to shut down two of its four units by 2022 under a settlement announced Tuesday with environmentalists who sued over alleged air pollution violations. Read story

Stevie Johnson holds up a pair of signs during a protest outside City Hall before a scheduled vote, Monday, June 27, 2016, to decide whether to ban rail shipments of coal over concerns it would pose a public health or safety hazard in Oakland, Calif. A yes vote Monday by the Oakland City Council could scuttle the plan to build a marine terminal that would serve as a gateway for Utah coal heading to Asia.

Oakland City Council bans coal shipments

Stevie Johnson holds up a pair of signs during a protest outside City Hall before a scheduled vote, Monday, June 27, 2016, to decide whether to ban rail shipments of coal over concerns it would pose a public health or safety hazard in Oakland, Calif. A yes vote Monday by the Oakland City Council could scuttle the plan to build a marine terminal that would serve as a gateway for Utah coal heading to Asia.

June 27, 2016, 11:27pm Business

OAKLAND, Calif. — Arguing health risks, the Oakland City Council unanimously voted to ban coal shipments Monday night, killing a plan to transport Utah coal to Asia through a proposed marine terminal. Backers maintained the proposal would bring badly needed jobs to an impoverished area. Read story

Coal terminal plan pits jobs against environmental concerns

June 26, 2016, 9:44pm Nation & World

Coal terminal plan pits jobs against environmental concerns Read story