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Coal Production

Coal's Fortunes Keep Getting Worse

James Stafford | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
James Stafford

The coal industry is in uncharted territory. After decades of strong financial numbers and dominance in the electric power sector, coal producers are starting to fall apart faster than anyone could have anticipated.

Illinois' Wall of Fame: The State's Best Designations

Reboot Illinois | Posted 04.06.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

It's easy to get bogged down thinking about all of the things wrong with Illinois: $100 billion in unfunded pension liabilities, a $9 billion deficit and a history of government corruption and inefficiency.

Greenpeace Report: Obama Exporting Climate Change by Exporting Coal

Steve Horn | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

"Leasing Coal, Fueling Climate Change: How the federal coal leasing program undermines President Obama's Climate Plan" tackles the dark underbelly of a rule that only polices coal downstream at the power plant level and largely ignores the upstream and global impacts of coal production at-large.

Study: Coal Production To Peak In 2011

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Will Coal Supplies Peak in 2011? That's the prediction made by a recent study of reserves and historic coal production....