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Coal Gasification

China's Coal Gas Boom Holds Climate Change Risks

AP | JACK CHANG | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

HEXIGTEN, China (AP) — Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam an...

Green Billionaires Club? David Vitter Owns Stock in Coal Utilities Fighting EPA Carbon Rules

Steve Horn | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics of the report say it is propaganda designed to skewer the Obama EPA and environmental philanthropists for "conspiring to help the environment."

Governor Quinn OKs State's First Coal-To-Gas Plant

Posted 09.12.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Wednesday signed legislation OKing a proposed plant that would convert coal to natural gas, the state's first of its kind,...

Indiana and Duke Energy Officials Bantered While Ratepayers Picked Up the Tab

Carol Polsgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carol Polsgrove

You'd think the second highest paid executive at an energy company would know better than to chatter with the chairman of a regulatory commission in emails that might end up in the hands of a journalist.

Mitch Daniels's Presidential Prospects Could Be Dimmed by Power Plant Scandal

Carol Polsgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Polsgrove

Anyone who thinks Indiana's Republican Governor Mitch Daniels should run for president hasn't paid much attention to the dark cloud hanging over Duke Energy's new coal gasification plant.