Showing posts with label coal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label coal. Show all posts

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Canada, U.S. governments watching, but not intervening, in coal mine pollution controversy


The Narwhal
U.S. officials accused Canada of omitting information on selenium pollution flowing from B.C.’s Elk Valley into Montana waters. Story here.

Thursday, 26 July 2018

How TransAlta used a university-sanctioned research project to lobby for the coal industry


CBC news
Energy giant TransAlta paid the University of Alberta $54,000 to hand-pick one of its researchers to produce a study and other materials it used to lobby the provincial government to try to protect the coal industry, documents obtained by CBC News reveal. Story here.

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Canadian coal industry "whistling past the graveyard" says Greenpeace

NATIONAL
OBSERVER

The Canadian coal industry doesn't deserve to have a bad rap, says Coal Association of Canada (CAC) president Robin Campbell. Story here.

Monday, 4 July 2016

Open Pit Coal Mine Planned For Britain's Northumberland Coast

TheGuardian

Plans to open a new mine have been criticised by local residents and NGOs for contradicting government commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and phase out coal. Story here.

An open pit coal mine in New Zealand. Photo credit - Kai Point Coal Mine



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