Coal Mining http://www.kunc.org en How Coal Industry Jobs Coexist With Rising Sea Levels In Virginia http://www.kunc.org/post/how-coal-industry-jobs-coexist-rising-sea-levels-virginia Skip Stiles stands on the edge of a small inlet known as the Hague, near downtown Norfolk, Va. The Chrysler Museum of Art is nearby, as are dozens of stately homes, all threatened by the water.<p>"We've got...[a] lot of old buildings around here: this apartment building, that church over there, been around since the turn of the last century," says Stiles, the executive director of Wetlands Watch, a Virginia-based environmental group. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:23:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 57569 at http://www.kunc.org How Coal Industry Jobs Coexist With Rising Sea Levels In Virginia EPA Unveils New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases http://www.kunc.org/post/epa-unveil-new-proposal-targeting-greenhouse-gases New federal regulations announced Monday aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030.<p>The draft proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency has sparked opposition from industry groups who say the changes would be prohibitively expensive. But the proposal's backers say the rules are needed to cut carbon pollution that scientists say contributes to climate change.<p><strong>Update at 10:45 a.m. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:16:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 57279 at http://www.kunc.org EPA Unveils New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases Coal Power Wary As New Greenhouse Gas Regs Loom http://www.kunc.org/post/coal-power-wary-new-greenhouse-gas-regs-loom <p>The predicted effects of continuing to pump carbon dioxide into the atmosphere at current rates range from dramatic sea level rise to extreme weather to famine and drought. Power plants are among the largest carbon dioxide emitters, and June 2, the Obama administration is scheduled to release new rules regulating those emissions.</p><p>Utilities and trade groups are already warning those rules will have some dire consequences of their own.</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Stephanie Joyce - Wyoming Public Media & Inside Energy 57173 at http://www.kunc.org Coal Power Wary As New Greenhouse Gas Regs Loom For Energy In Colorado, Wyoming And North Dakota, The Boom Plays Out Differently http://www.kunc.org/post/energy-colorado-wyoming-and-north-dakota-boom-plays-out-differently <p>A continuing energy boom in the Rocky Mountains and Northern Great Plains is reshaping the future of what’s powering America. The three states are feeling this new energy economy differently, and it’s changing political realities in different ways.</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 56601 at http://www.kunc.org For Energy In Colorado, Wyoming And North Dakota, The Boom Plays Out Differently Western Coal Exploring Policy And Production Challenges http://www.kunc.org/post/western-coal-exploring-policy-and-production-challenges <p>Industry officials are in Denver for the <a href="http://www.cvent.com/Pub/WebEmails/WebEmail.aspx?em=f1c3b523-58c1-444d-9667-c2873eb94f01&amp;lang=en" target="_blank">National Western Mining Conference</a>. The annual event comes at a time when the coal industry is facing unprecedented policy challenges and court battles.</p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:20:00 +0000 Grace Hood 55464 at http://www.kunc.org Western Coal Exploring Policy And Production Challenges