natural gas boom

Why Not The Clean Power Plan?

The Clean Power Plan just finalized by the Obama administration has occupied the media for most of a week now. So what’s the big deal? The Earth has a significant problem with climate change, and the US government has put together a coherent nationwide approach. Individual states hold high responsibility for its … [continued]

Coal Generation Drops 19% in 1 Year in US

  Power generation from coal is falling quickly. According to new figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, coal made up 36 percent of U.S. electricity in the first quarter of 2012 — down from 44.6 percent in the first quarter of 2011. That stunning drop, which represented almost a 20 percent … [continued]