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Court dismisses complaint over power plant on Navajo Nation

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A complaint that sought to overturn the final rule for haze-causing nitrogen oxide emissions at an Arizona power plant has been dismissed. Environmentalists on the Navajo Nation had alleged in the October 2015 lawsuit that a federal advisory group met in secret to craft a pollution control plan for the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station. The environmentalists ...

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Why many states are panicked by the federal Clean Power Plan

The four huge power plants that stand smoking in Colstrip, Montana, don’t just employ hundreds of workers. They pay property taxes that allow the city of some 2,000 people to afford services other remote, rural communities lack, such as a parks and recreation department. The electricity-generating plants consume almost all the coal mined at the Rosebud Mine, the second largest ...

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Health Department taking public input on power plant rules

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Health is looking for public input for a state plan to meet federal efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants. The health agency is hosting the third in a series of meetings on Monday in Bismarck, the Bismarck Tribune reported. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule requires North Dakota ...

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Murray Energy Corp. is taking on Obama and the Clean Power Plan


The Ohio-based coal company Murray Energy Corp. has officially announced it will be filing lawsuits against President Barack Obama’s new carbon regulations. Murray Energy’s CEO Bob Murray, who is known to be very outspoken, shared that he will be filing five lawsuits fighting Obama’s new Clean Power Plan.  According to Murray, the plan, which was officially released on Monday, will ...

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Japan uses climate cash for coal plants in India, Bangladesh

MUTTAGI, India — Despite mounting protests, Japan continues to finance the building of coal-fired power plants with money earmarked for fighting climate change, with two new projects underway in India and Bangladesh, The Associated Press has found. The AP reported in December that Japan had counted $1 billion in loans for coal plants in Indonesia as climate finance, angering critics ...

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Two groups back away from plan on New Mexico power plant

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two of the half-dozen organizations that endorsed a utility’s plan to shut down half of a coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico are pulling out. The Albuquerque Journal reports that Renewable Energy Industries Association and New Mexico Independent Power Producers no longer support the agreement with Public Service Co. of New Mexico. The organizations say the cost ...

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