Federal Electricity Study Hints at Future Support for Coal

The Energy Department report says the current grid is robust but suggests additional support for the ailing coal and nuclear industries.

Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department

By LISA FRIEDMAN and BRAD PLUMER August 21, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Interior Department has ordered a halt to a scientific study begun under President Obama of the public health risks of mountaintop-removal coal mining. The National Academies...

Some Democrats See Tax Overhaul as a Path to Taxing Carbon

Two Senate Democrats are advocating a carbon tax plan that would cut the corporate tax rate as well as greenhouse gas emissions.

Trump Rules: Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands

Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands By ERIC LIPTON and BARRY MEIER August 6, 2017 Coal mining operations near Decker, Mont. Trump Rules By ERIC LIPTON and BARRY MEIER August 6, 2017 DECKER, Mont. — The...