• Victories | Beyond Coal - Sierra Club

    Each coal-burning plant is made up of a specific number of units. Since not all coal plants are the same size, the number tracked here shows the total number of coal units in the U.S. that have been announced for retirement.

  • Coal - Wikipedia

    Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.The harder forms, such as anthracite coal, can be regarded as metamorphic rock because of later exposure to elevated temperature and pressure.

  • Existing U.S. Coal Plants - SourceWatch

    In 2011, U.S. coal-fired power plants produced 1,828 million tons of CO 2-equivalents – 31.8% of U.S. CO 2 emissions from energy-related activities, and 5.8% of total world CO 2 fossil fuel emissions.

  • Coal Plants Keep Shutting Despite Trump's Order to Rescue ...

    President Donald Trump has ordered a rescue of the nation's struggling coal and nuclear power industries, but that doesn't mean utilities are reconsidering the shutdown of unprofitable plants.

  • Energy and the Environment | US EPA

    Provides general information on energy resources and their environmental effects; how electricity is delivered and used; and related tools and EPA program links.

  • Beyond Coal | The Sierra Club

    The Sierra Club announced today that it will be launching a five-figure digital advertising campaign against the Trump Administrations efforts to force taxpayers and electricity customers to pay tens of billions of dollars to bail out uneconomic coal and nuclear plants.

  • Arch Coal - Official Site

    Improving Education. At Arch Coal we believe the most powerful resources for creating a better world exist in classrooms and communities. That's why we dig deep into education-related projects with our hearts and hands.

  • China's Growing Coal Use Is World's Growing Problem

    China's recent accolades in renewable energy are distracting us from their fossil-fuel dominated reality.

  • Coal Plants Affected by EPA Regulations - governing.com

    View a map of coal plants expected to shut down as a result of new EPA regulations.

  • Regulators kill Perry's proposal to prop up coal, nuclear ...

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Monday rejected Energy Secretary Rick Perry's proposal to prop up coal and nuclear power plants.

  • Coal-fired plants top polluters in Europe - Phys.org

    In this file photo dated Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, a wind turbine overlooks the coal-fired power station in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European Environment Agency released a report late Sunday July 9, 2017, saying coal-fired power plants are responsible for the most water and air pollution on the ...

  • Quarterly Coal Report - Energy Information Administration

    The Quarterly Coal Report (QCR) provides detailed quarterly data on U.S. coal production, exports, imports, receipts, prices, consumption, quality, stocks, and refined coal.

  • New Global Assessment Reveals Nearly 1,200 Proposed Coal ...

    Coal-fired power plants are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions—one that could be increasing significantly globally, according to new analysis from the World Resources Institute.

  • Xcel's Coal Plants | Clean Energy Action

    Currently, Colorado has 12 coal plants which emit 47,200,000 tons of C02 emissions per year, ranking Colorado 23rd among power-related carbon emissions for all US states.

  • Coal: Dangerous Power | Energy Justice Network

    For decades, the United States has relied heavily on coal to meet its electricity demand. Coal accounts for approximately half of all US power generation.

  • U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Coal

    Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government

  • Coal Power Impacts | Union of Concerned Scientists

    When you burn charcoal in your grill at home, ash is leftover. The same is true for coal-fired power plants, which produce more than 100 million tons of coal ash every year.

  • Death Rate From Nuclear Power Vs Coal? This May Surprise You

    What is the death rate from nuclear power, compared with death rates from fossil fuels such as oil and coal? This simple chart may surprise you.

  • Clean Coal Centre (CCC TCP) - International Energy Agency

    Highlight. Reducing emissions from coal-fired power plants. The CCC TCP gathers, assesses and disseminates knowledge on the energy efficient and environmentally sustainable use of coal.

  • Water consumption from coal plants - SourceWatch

    Coal Plant Water Usage Cooling. Water is used by thermoelectric generating facilities (coal, natural gas, and nuclear) to make electricity through converting the water into high-pressure steam to drive turbines.

  • Fossil fuel power station - Wikipedia

    A fossil fuel power station is a power station which burns a fossil fuel such as coal, natural gas, or petroleum to produce electricity.Central station fossil fuel power plants are designed on a large scale for continuous operation.