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French mining code revamp aims to smooth environment spats

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By Michel Rose PARIS, Dec 10 (Reuters) – France hopes a revamp of its mining regulations unveiled on Tuesday will reconcile demands for stricter environmental rules with the interests of oil, gas and commodities firms who complain about an unstable legal framework, ministers said. The much-delayed reform of the mining code, set to pass through parliament next spring, has exposed ...

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North Dakota Public Service Commission releases two from bond

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By Nick Smith The Falkirk Mining Co. will be released next month from its bond on two tracts of land in McLean County that have been in the reclamation process for more than two decades. The three-member North Dakota Public Service Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to release the company from bond on the tracts southwest of Underwood. Commissioner Randy Christmann outlined ...

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2020: When Coal Will Surpass Oil

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Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:59pm EDT DAEGU, South Korea, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Coal, propelled by rising use in China and India, will surpass oil as the key fuel for the global economy by 2020 despite government efforts to reduce carbon emissions, energy consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie said on Monday. Global coal consumption is expected to rise by 25 percent ...

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