Court Holds Up Plans For The US's Largest Underground Coal Mine

Energy | Tim Pearce
Miners leave after working the final shift at Kellingley Colliery on its last day of operation in north Yorkshire, England, December 18, 2015. Kellingley is the last deep coal mine to close in England, bringing to an end centuries of coal mining in Britain. REUTERS/Oli Scarff/Pool

‘Its thumb on the scale’

Department of Energy Predicts Coal Will Be King For The Next Two Years

Energy | Tim Pearce
COTTBUS, GERMANY - APRIL 12: Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at the Jaenschwalde lignite coal-fired power station, which is owned by Vatenfall, April 12, 2007 at Jaenschwalde, Germany. Germany is planning the construction of 40 new coal-fired power plants, though officials claim the plants are based on technology that radically increases their efficiency. The Jaenschwalde power plant, built by the former East German government in the 1980s, emits 25 million tons of CO2 annually and is among the biggest single producers of CO2 emissions in Europe. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

‘Leading source of U.S. electricity’

Rick Perry Says 'Clean' Coal Will Shape America's Energy Future

Energy | George Congdon
Rick Perry and Mike Pence (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘It’s a highly efficient, low-emission plant’

Another Promise Kept -- First Coal Mine Opens Under Trump Administration

Energy | Jake Rennie
President Donald Trump departs for Bedminster, N.J. Friday, June 9. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Corsa Coal Company opens first new coal mine in six years.

Infrastructure Requires Electrical Grid Expansion For National Security, Jobs

Opinion | Ken Blackwell & Rick Manning

Let’s get those coal-fired utilities back up and running as a true infrastructure priority.

Trump's EPA: Coal Is A 'Safeguard' Against Attacks On Electric Grid

Energy | Chris White
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘This country need[s] fuel diversity’

Drinking Water Is Contaminated By Junk Science, Not Coal Ash

Opinion | Steve Milloy
Stop drinking straight tap water and get a Brita filter already (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

We should rely on real scientific research that produces reliable facts.

Trump's Energy Independence Order: A Boon To America And The Environment

Opinion | E. Calvin Beisner

Rolling back Obama’s regulations promotes both prosperity and freedom, and so also a cleaner, more healthful, more beautiful environment.

Coal Companies Join Enviros In Crusade Against Global Warming

| Chris White
Members of United Mine Workers of America hold a rally outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington October 7, 2014. The coal miner's union members rallied against proposed EPA Clean Power Plan rules, which the union claims will eliminate thousands of coal industry-related jobs. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘We think there is a solution out there in the form of technology’

GOP Plan To Use Filibuster-Proof Resolutions To Wipe Out Obama Era Coal Regs

Energy | Chris White
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

‘Congress has an obligation to ensure executive actions are consistent with congressional intent’

Dem Megadonor Says Trump's Victory Made Him Reconsider Running For Office

Elections | Chris White
Investor, philanthropist and environmentalist Tom Steyer speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington November 19, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘The world did not play out … the way I expected it to’

Trump's Interior Pick Says DC Had A 'Deaf Ear' During Obama-Era

Energy | Chris White
Montana state Senator Ryan Zinke addresses a pro-gun activist rally as part of the National Day of Resistance, at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

‘there is distrust, anger, and even hatred against some federal management policies’

Dems Still Convinced Green Energy Best Way To Reach Rural Trump Voters

Energy | Chris White
Green energy business concept.young businessman holding leaf and standing in front of solar panel and wind turbine. Shutterstock.com/ Tom Wang

‘This is fundamentally a jobs message’

Did Fossil Fuels Create Earth's Oxygen Supply?

Energy | Andrew Follett
woman on the beach taking deep breath enjoying fresh air freedom (Shutterstock/HBRH)

Fossil fuel may have also triggered the creation of complex animal life

China Levels Huge Fines On 605 Coal Power Plants For Skirting Regs

Energy | Chris White
A coal-burning power plant can be seen behind a factory in the city of Baotou, in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region October 31, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo

$47 million worth of fines on hundreds of coal power plants

EPA Halts Coal-Busting Climate Regs As Trump Era Nears

Energy | Chris White
Members of United Mine Workers of America hold a rally outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington October 7, 2014. The coal miner's union members rallied against proposed EPA Clean Power Plan rules, which the union claims will eliminate thousands of coal industry-related jobs. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The specter of a President-elect Donald Trump presidency forced its hands

Trump's Interior Pick Supports Federal Ownership Of Western Land

Energy | Chris White
Montana state Senator Ryan Zinke addresses a pro-gun activist rally as part of the National Day of Resistance, at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Opposes one of the major Republican Party’s major planks

Enviros Warn Propping Up Struggling Clean Coal Plants Could Cost Billions

Energy | Chris White
U.S. Senator Whitehouse and Senators from the Senate Climate Action Task Force gather on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘Extending or expanding these tax breaks makes no sense and will cost taxpayers dearly’