Little Blue, again
Earth Justice tells us about what is happening to coal ash just across the border in Greene and Fayette counties in Pennsylvania:
An application by FirstEnergy Generation, LLC to dump more toxic coal ash into a closed power plant landfill in Western Pennsylvania that is already leaking arsenic into groundwater has sparked strong objections . . .
Washington Post asks if the "war on coal" is really a "war on wasting energy"
Lost in all the hype on how the President's clean power plan is part of the "war on coal" is the distinct possibility that the plan would lower carbon emissions and make for more efficient use of energy resources. As Chris Mooney of . . .
The Intelligencer works from the premise that if you repeat something often enough it becomes true
Here we go again on coal ash
In today's column about the politicians who may be running for governor of West Virginia in 2016, Michael Myer once again asserts that Representative David McKinley has personally forced the EPA to back down:
McKinley has fought the president tooth and nail, scoring one of the few victories against Obama in . . .
The Intelligencer once again ignores its harms
This morning's Intelligencer editorial on coal ash tells us why we need local Representative David McKinley's proposal to limit the EPA's oversight of coal ash. The editorial gives the reader the impression that coal ash is just a harmless byproduct of the use of coal by electric plants. (Hey, it's "used in a variety of . . .