Robbie Legge

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U.S. needs to rethink use of public lands for coal mining

INTERIOR Secretary Sally Jewell’s decision to pause and reassess leasing of federal land for coal mining is a smart move with implications for her …

Fossil Fuels

Is the Coal Industry on Its Way Out?

0<p>SHARES<p>America's coal industry suffered yet another major blow last week following announcements that a federal moratorium will be placed on all new …

Fossil Fuels

Burying coal

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Invention is the engine of progress, but when President Obama claims that he “reinvented our energy sector,” he should say that he …

Fossil Fuels

U.S. Coal Production And Prices Decline In 2015

<i>New Regulatory Plan Will Cause Steeper Hurdles For Coal Companies</i><p>In 2015 we saw some of the largest coal companies, Alpha Natural Resources Inc., Patriot Coal Corp. and Walter Energy Inc., file for bankruptcy, and Arch Coal is the first to file in 2016.<p>Low natural gas prices and current regulatory …

Fossil Fuels

California natural gas leak just one of thousands across country

<i>Methane, the primary component of natural gas, is a dangerous greenhouse gas, accelerating global warming. Cost-effective, proven technologies are</i> …

Oil & Gas Industry

Natural gas likely overtook coal as top U.S. power source in 2015 | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last year looks like it was an unwelcome watershed for the embattled U.S. coal industry.<p>The price in relation to gallons of gas is displayed on a pump at a natural gas station in San Diego, California November 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake<p>Power companies in 2015 for the first …

Fossil Fuels

Natural Gas May Have Trumped Coal in 2015, Report Says

Last year was a rough one for coal companies in the United States. Many of the industry’s largest companies filed for bankruptcy, President Obama …

50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

Northern Lights

The Idiot's Guide To 'Smart' Energy

Recently, I presented at an Electricity Transmission conference in Vienna. I began by introducing myself as an “idiot.” So much nodding and smiling and general agreement, too! Why? Because I began my career as a Distribution Networks engineer. And I remember very well that back then my colleagues …

Data Warehousing

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Energy East pipeline completion date pushed back to 2020

TransCanada Corp. abandons plan for terminal in Cacouna, Que., due to concern about beluga whales<p>The earliest date when oilsands crude from western …