Coal plant's carbon capture project passes first 100,000-ton milestone
December 17, 2012, 1:43 p.m. by John Platt
New technology captures carbon dioxide, compresses it and sequesters it underground.
Murray Energy lays off 156 workers because President Obama won reelection
November 9, 2012, 12:53 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Murray Energy and its CEO Robert E. Murray are making headlines after laying off 156 workers because Mitt Romney lost the election.
Environmental groups announce plan to sue over emissions at Colstrip plant in Montana
July 26, 2012, 2:26 p.m. by John Platt
The second-oldest coal plant in the Western half of the country burns more than 10 million tons of fuel a year.
Rising coal exports have Montana rail communities braced for worst
May 3, 2012, 12:31 p.m. by Daily Climate
Train traffic, health problems, noise and congestion plague the state as foreign demand for coal increases.
Photos: Historic coal town faces modern-day threat
April 21, 2012, 10:03 a.m. by Catie Leary
The historic Appalachian coal mining town of Lynch, Ky, is just a few dozen miles away from two mountaintop removal operations.
UCS study examines the impact of charging electric vehicles
April 17, 2012, 4:28 p.m. by Melissa Hincha-Ownby
A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists examines an electric vehicle’s total greenhouse gas emissions.