Tag: Coal

Tag: Coal

  • Wyoming State of the State: Fiscal Soundness Despite Setbacks in Energy Sector of Economy image

    Wyoming State of the State: Fiscal Soundness Despite Setbacks in Energy Sector of Economy

    Wyoming enjoys the 8th best economic outlook in the nation, according to Rich States, Poor States. This outlook has failed to translate into performance largely due to numerous macroeconomic factors and regulatory measures. The governor’s commitment to state regulatory reform, bureaucratic downsizing, and budget reform has resulted in the state weathering this storm with a strong balance sheet and low taxes. Rather than resort to higher taxes or centrally planned economic development, the continuation of a business-friendly climate is needed to incentivize further diversification and future growth of the economy.

  • The Stream Protection Rule Gets Axed image

    The Stream Protection Rule Gets Axed

    While traveling about the country on his post-election thank you tour, President-elect Donald J. Trump frequently remarked that he and his supporters had together “made history.” Just four weeks …

  • The Next Zero-Emission Energy Innovation: Coal? image

    The Next Zero-Emission Energy Innovation: Coal?

    Whether or not NetPower’s bold effort in energy innovation will pay off is a big, big if, but if it does, coal may well be positioned to become the zero-emission, zero-carbon power of choice world-wide.

  • Congress Considers a Pension Bailout image

    Congress Considers a Pension Bailout

    If the federal government truly wants to mend the pension funds of American miners, ending the Obama administration’s war on coal would be a good start.

  • Resolution Concerning the Stream Protection Rule image

    Resolution Concerning the Stream Protection Rule

    WHEREAS, the state of {state} supports reasonable, practicable and sensible efforts to improve stream protection; and WHEREAS, under existing rules, 90 percent of all coal mines have no …

  • Resolution Concerning the Combined Impacts of Future EPA Regulations for Coal-Fired Power Plants image

    Resolution Concerning the Combined Impacts of Future EPA Regulations for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    WHEREAS, the United States is blessed with abundant energy resources; and WHEREAS, it is in our national interests to have a diverse and balanced energy mix that takes …

  • The Navajo Nation and the Clean Power Plan image

    The Navajo Nation and the Clean Power Plan

    A lot has been written in this space about the potential downsides of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which is currently being litigated in the courts: rising electricity costs, …

  • Resolution to Retain State Authority over Coal Ash as Non-Hazardous Waste image

    Resolution to Retain State Authority over Coal Ash as Non-Hazardous Waste

    WHEREAS, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intends to propose federal regulations to govern the disposal of coal combustion byproducts (CCB) under the Resource Conservation and Recovery …

  • Clean Power Plan Released image

    Clean Power Plan Released

    John At a press conference earlier today, President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy released the agency’s final Clean Power Plan, unquestionably the most consequential and …

  • Intrastate Coal and Use Act image

    Intrastate Coal and Use Act

    Summary The purpose of this bill is to create the Intrastate Coal and Use Act. The bill establishes that the environmental regulation of coal …

  • Resolution on Best Available Control Technology FOR Coal-Based Electric Generation image

    Resolution on Best Available Control Technology FOR Coal-Based Electric Generation

    WHEREAS, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will shortly begin regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the federal Clean Air Act; and WHEREAS, as a result of EPA’s action, major …