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  • Reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants

    J. Winston Porter and Forrest Remick, in their Your View columns, advocate for building more coal-fired power plants and exporting more coal, respectively.
  • Fracking Far Better Than Coal Production

    Fracking, the process of cracking rock with water under high pressure, has been used by the petroleum industry to increase production from oil and gas wells for over 50 years without significant problems, and its recent use in extracting natural gas...

    There is no NN coal dust study

    Last week a few would-be Newport News council members said they wanted to wait on the results of a coal-dust study before coming to any conclusions about how the city might better cope with coal stockpiles at two coal export piers and the uncovered CSX...

    Q&A: Work, wages and women in the energy industry

    Trained on the coal side of the law, Erin Magee, a labor and employment lawyer with Jackson Kelly, now juggles between fossil fuels, with oil and gas representing a growing part of her practice. "We move between industries but apply the same law," Magee...

    Judge strikes down Minnesota's anti-coal energy law

    MINNEAPOLIS A federal judge Friday struck down a landmark 2007 Minnesota law that bans new power generation from coal, saying it regulates business activities of out-of-state utilities in violation of the U.S. Constitution's Commerce Clause. U.S....