Coal

If This Is Really the Most 'Sweeping' Coal Ash Law In the Country, We're Doomed
September 12, 2014

A toxic mixture of arsenic, lead, mercury, and other chemicals is seeping out of coal ash pits.

Now Even Republicans Are Being Accused of Waging a War on Coal
August 18, 2014

The upside-down politics of Kentucky's Senate race.

The Coal Industry Must Have a Black Heart to Oppose Black Lung Regulations
Even miners want more government oversight, not less
August 01, 2014

Even miners want more government oversight, not less.

People Are Literally Praying For Coal
But they shouldn't be.
July 30, 2014

The coal industry is not what it used to be, but that's okay.

The Coal Industry Has Been Fear-Mongering for 40 Years Now
These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong
July 28, 2014

These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong.

Congress Can't Stop Obama's Coal Regulations at Home, So It's Helping Dirty Plants Abroad
July 07, 2014

Two bills before Congress would reinforce America's role as one of the world's biggest public financers of coal.

House Republicans Are So Mad at the EPA that They Might Force Another Shutdown
June 16, 2014

The last one didn't work out so great. But the EPA's new rule on carbon has conservatives threatening it again.

Ignore the Pundits: "Coal Country" Doesn't Decide Elections Like It Used To
June 03, 2014

The coal industry is in decline, and so is its voting power.

Obama's Climate Plan Will Only Reduce Global Emissions by 1%
June 02, 2014

Advocates of a federal push to cut U.S. emissions have claimed it would prod developing countries to do even more. Now comes the test.

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