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WASHINGTON D.C. — IER Director of Regulatory and State Affairs Daniel Simmons will testify at 11:00AM ET today before the

March 19, 2013

Not too long ago, the United States generated roughly 50 percent of its electricity from coal, 20 percent each from

February 22, 2013

A planned 1200 megawatt, $3 billion coal-fired power plant in Corpus Christi, Texas is one of the latest casualties in

February 20, 2013

Germany is phasing out its nuclear plants in favor of wind and solar energy backed-up by coal power. The government’s

January 23, 2013

W. S. Jevons classic book The Coal Question (1865) explained how coal (and by implication, gas and oil) were uniquely

January 15, 2013

As part of its response to the so-called “fiscal cliff” Congress passed a one-year extension of the Production Tax Credit

January 4, 2013
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