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January 15, 2019 6:31 AM Socialist Workers Party's 2016 presidential candidate running for Dallas mayor: report

Allyson Kennedy, 68, who was a 2016 presidential candidate, is running for mayor of Dallas, a report said on Monday. (U.S. Census Bureau) A 2016 presidential candidate from the Socialist Workers Party is running for mayor of Dallas, a report said Monday. Allyson Kennedy, 68, who was on the ballots in seven states as the Socialist Workers Party candidate 180

December 28, 2018 11:54 PM EPA takes aim at Obama-era regulation of mercury at coal plants

The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is taking aim at an Obama-era regulation that seeks to reduce mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. “The Trump Administration is providing regulatory certainty by transparently and accurately taking account of both costs and benefits,” the EPA said in a news release Friday. The EPA on Friday 90

December 21, 2018 8:26 AM An Explosion at a Coal Mine in the Czech Republic Has Killed 13 People

(PRAGUE) — The death toll in a methane explosion that hit a coal mine in northeast Czech Republic increased to 13, a mining company said Friday. OKD mining company spokesman Ivo Celechovsky said that 11 of the dead were Polish nationals while two were Czechs. Another 10 miners were injured in the explosion Thursday afternoon at the CSA mine near the town of Karvina 79

December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 89

November 27, 2018 3:32 PM France CGT union calls for strike on December 3 to protest energy policy

PARIS (Reuters) - French hard-left CGT trade union on Tuesday called for a nationwide strike on Dec. 3 to protest the government’s medium-term policy announced by President Emmanuel Macron, saying the measures proposed would increase French energy dependency. Measures announced by the government to shut down some coal and nuclear power plants would have consequences 61

November 10, 2018 2:18 AM Two Chinese coal executives fired after accident kills 21

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Two Chinese coal mining executives have been sacked after an underground accident killed 21 people, Xinhua news agency said. Twenty-two miners were trapped in a tunnel in eastern Shandong province last month. Only one survived. Shandong Energy Longkou Mining Group sacked the president of Longyun Coal Mining and its vice president 47

October 12, 2018 4:43 AM China coal imports fall sharply in September as weather cools

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s coal imports dropped sharply in August from the month before, customs data showed on Friday, after cooler weather crimped demand from utilities and as a typhoon disrupted supply. Total arrivals last month fell 12 percent from August to the lowest since May at 25.14 million tonnes, data from the General Administration of Customs 42

September 27, 2018 5:50 PM Mac and cheese candy canes cause social media frenzy: 'Is Santa mad at us?'

This Christmas, you may find something “cheesy” in your stocking: macaroni and cheese-flavored candy canes. Archie McPhee, a Seattle-based novelty retailer, said a 6-piece box of the treat will set you back $5.95. The treats “are a particular favorite of picky eaters” and “taste like your childhood favorite — mac and cheese,” the company added 86

September 17, 2018 1:02 AM Florence Washes Away Portion of Coal-Ash Landfill in North Carolina

Duke Energy, owner of the landfill, says some of the coal ash escaped into a nearly lake CAPE FEAR, N.C.—Heavy rains from Florence washed out a portion of a landfill used to dispose of coal ash, a byproduct of burning coal to generate electricity. Part of the earthen top of the 20-foot tall landfill was gone, exposing the deep gray ash beneath, and an undetermined 89

September 13, 2018 10:44 AM North Korean Coal Slipped Into South Despite Warning From U.S

Shipment exposes sanctions gap after American intelligence flagged risk of violations Shortly after midnight one Friday last fall, thousands of tons of coal labeled as Russian arrived at the South Korean port of Donghae. The Oct. 27 shipment landed two months after the United Nations Security Council banned purchases of North Korean coal and other materials 43