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News Minerals Oil & Gas Health & Safety
March 3, 2021  

Canada can’t ‘power past coal’ and keep exporting it, environment group says

(CP) OTTAWA – Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says there

News Business Operations Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
December 21, 2020  

Power plant stacks that loomed over Arizona come down

Visual reminders of a coal-fired power plant that operated for decades

News Energy General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas

Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.

News Energy General Sustainability
October 26, 2020  

Maxim Power switches from coal to natural gas near Grande Cache

GE Gas Power helps with the conversion, power plant now generates half the NOx emissions of coal.

News Energy General
October 6, 2020  

Carbon capture project would be largest in world: officials

Energy secretary calls it a game changer for fossil-fuel generation in the US and around the world.

News Energy General
September 1, 2020  

Trump administration finalizes coal plant pollution rollback

Utilities to use cheaper technologies and take longer to comply with pollution reduction guidelines.

News Energy General
August 20, 2020  

Federal government to join assessment of Teck coal mine expansion in BC

Castle project would increase the area being mined and allow the company to maintain production of steel-making coal at 27,400 tonnes a day.

News Oil & Gas General
July 27, 2020  

Deutsche Bank says it won’t back an new oilsands or coal project

It says its ban on oilsands financing, effective immediately, will include exploration, production, transport or processing

News Energy Manufacturing Economy General
March 2, 2020  

Saskatchewan government pledges $10M for coal communities

Moe says money could be used to retrain workers for other industries and business development in consultation with local groups.

News General
December 17, 2019  

Manufacturing sales down 0.7% at $57.1B in October

Sales fell in 11 of 21 industries.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Sustainability
December 2, 2019  

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

Investment in China’s renewable energy dropped almost 40% in the first half of 2019.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 30, 2019  

Trump’s Rust Belt revival is fading. Will it matter in 2020?

Economic trajectory shifting downward quickly, fueled by a slumping global economy and the trade wars.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Cape Breton coal mining suspended after new roof collapse

Inspectors sent to the mine to look at the extent of the rock fall.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 19, 2019  

Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieve

More coal plants to open as a result but court challenges will follow.

News Energy General
June 11, 2019  

Nova Scotia Power generates 30% of its power from renewables

Marks a 24% reduction since 2007 from reliance on coal-fired power plants.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 23, 2019  

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions

Critics call negligible effects contention absurd given the scope of the federal coal program.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 8, 2019  

SaskPower carbon capture facility to fall short of annual target: CEO

Annual goal is 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide; captured 626,000 last year.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 1, 2019  

Group wants faster phase out of coal-fired plants in Nova Scotia

Agreement with Ottawa means the province can still emit millions of tonnes of emissions for 10 years or more past the deadline.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 12, 2019  

Climate change support could wane if no help for coal workers: report

Task force lays out 10 broad recommendations to help workers prepare for a future without coal.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
January 28, 2019  

New policy says Export Development Canada is off coal investment

It means no funding for any international project that involves thermal coal.

News Energy General
January 16, 2019  

Democrats hit Trump EPA nominee on coal lobbying, rollbacks

Democrats say Andrew Wheeler’s work for coal companies should disqualify him from leading an agency that regulates coal.

News General
December 13, 2018  

States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales

Companies have mined about 4 billion tons of coal from US federal reserves in the past decade.

News Energy General
December 10, 2018  

Canada seeking new members of anti-coal alliance at climate meeting

Since the Paris climate-change agreement was signed in 2015, more than 92,000 megawatts of new coal power has been added to the world’s energy supply.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2018  

Climate reality check: Global carbon pollution up in 2018

The calculations put some of the Paris agreement’s goals nearly out of reach.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 14, 2018  

Canada, UK lure four more states into push to wean world off coal

More than 24 nations, 17 state, provincial and city governments, and 28 corporations have joined the alliance.

News Energy Government General
August 29, 2018  

EPA rethinking another air pollution rule for power plants

Obama administration rule set limits for emissions of mercury, arsenic and other toxic air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

News Energy Manufacturing General
August 20, 2018  

Trump ready to ease rules on coal fired power plants

States to get broad authority to determine how to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 18, 2018  

US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

The changes are expected to save utilities roughly US$30 million annually.

News Forestry General
July 11, 2018  

Pollution controls help red spruce rebound from acid rain

The red spruce is making a comeback in Eastern US forests after being decimated by acid rain decades ago, thanks to stricter pollution restrictions.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 21, 2018  

Judge dismisses residents’ court challenge of NS tire burning project

Lafarge plans to burn about 20 tonnes of tires a day in place of fossil fuels such as coal.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 28, 2018  

Trump’s plan to ease climate change rules riles Californians

Hundreds push back at hearing over EPA’s efforts to repeal restrictions on power plant emissions.

Insight Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 17, 2017  

Trump creates serious headwind to Canada’s competitiveness

Stripping environmental regulations creates a serious disadvantage.