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Companies put Poland’s last new coal plant on ice

Environmental lawyers have hailed ‘the end for new coal’ in Europe as two Polish utilities announce they will suspend funding to the country’s last planned new coal plant, Ostroleka C, over economic concerns.

Containment failure spurs changes to ash hopper systems

Due to environmental concerns and economic factors, power plants that use slurry containment systems are transitioning from traditional ash handling systems to more environmentally sound alternatives.

Global carbon dioxide emissions flatlined in 2019

According to data recently released by the International Energy Agency (IEA), global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stopped growing in 2019, despite widespread expectations of another increase.

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Duke Energy statement on coal ash settlement approval

Duke Energy has recently issued a statement after receiving final approval of the company’s agreement with the state regulator and the environmental community on how to permanently close all remaining ash basins in North Carolina, USA.


Canada's mining sector at a tipping point

The Mining Association of Canada has released its annual facts and figures report, a document focused on providing a comprehensive overview of current trends in Canada's mining sector.


NMA responds positively to WOTUS rule

The National Mining Association issued a statement from the NMA’s President & CEO, applauding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule.