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Poland’s Coal Industry Finally Burns Out Balkan Insight

2020-10-12  The mining unions in the Silesian town of Ruda Slaska had been preparing for the big protest for days. Ruda Slaska in southern Poland is home to

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Coal industry will never recover after coronavirus ...

2020-5-18  Coal industry will never recover after coronavirus pandemic, say experts Crisis has proved renewable energy is now a safer investment, and accelerated the

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Resisting coal: Hydrocarbon politics and assemblages

2017-10-1  Anti-coal protests in the UK and Indonesia connect civil disobedience with everyday resistance. • Protests are adapting in challenging industry’s transnational economic power and local extraction. • New alliances show growing resonance between

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Polish coal miners expand underground protest

Around 200 miners at mines owned by Poland's biggest coal producer PGG who are protesting at government plans to restructure the industry refused to return the surface on Wednesday, trade unions ...

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Coal miners protest in northeastern China, claiming

Thousands of Chinese coal miners marched through the streets of a mining town in northeastern China over the weekend protesting against unpaid wages, as China grapples with rising unemployment due ...

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Poland gets closer to coal phase-out - MINING.COM

2020-9-24  Poland authorities and mining unions said on Thursday an agreement on a plan to restructure the country’s unprofitable and polluting coal industry is imminent, as hundreds of workers protesting ...

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Ukraine’s Coal Industry in Crisis Institute for War and ...

2021-1-22  In the city of Pokrovsk, in the part of Donetsk under Ukrainian government control, miners have been protesting and setting up roadblocks for more than a year over persistently delayed payment. Most Donbas mines were seized by Russians and pro-Russian rebels in late 2014 causing a sudden shortage of electricity in Ukraine, where some power stations had to be reequipped for gas and oil use

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Troubling signs for the future of Australia’s giant coal ...

2019-3-2  China, Australia’s second-biggest coal customer, after Japan, was reported on February 21st to have imposed delays on coal imports from Australia at the northern

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The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal

2013-3-12  Coal mining played a supportive role as provider of energy to the growing gold mining industry and indeed, many collieries were historically and are today owned by gold mining companies. To these coal mine owners it was more important to keep the costs of their own energy inputs low, than to profit from coal mining itself4. The coal

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West Virginia and coal - Global Energy Monitor

2021-6-7  The suit named Massey subsidiaries Elk Run Coal Co., Independence Coal Co., Marfork Coal Co., Peerless Eagle Coal Coal, and Power Mountain Coal Co. Some of the mines involved were also accused of violating permit limits for other pollutants, including iron , pH, and suspended solids, totaling approximately 3,300 days of permit violations from April 2008 through December 2009.

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Poland’s Coal Industry Finally Burns Out Balkan Insight

2020-10-12  The mining unions in the Silesian town of Ruda Slaska had been preparing for the big protest for days. Ruda Slaska in southern Poland is home to 130,000 people and three coal

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China coal protests highlight overcapacity tensions

2016-3-15  China coal protests highlight overcapacity tensions. Thousands of Chinese coal miners have taken to the streets in a city near the Siberian border to protest against unpaid wages, in the first ...

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Coal miners protest in northeastern China, claiming

Thousands of Chinese coal miners marched through the streets of a mining town in northeastern China over the weekend protesting against unpaid wages, as China grapples with rising unemployment due ...

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Polish coal miners expand underground protest

Around 200 miners at mines owned by Poland's biggest coal producer PGG who are protesting at government plans to restructure the industry refused to return the surface on Wednesday, trade unions ...

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Resisting coal: Hydrocarbon politics and assemblages

2017-10-1  Anti-coal protests in the UK and Indonesia connect civil disobedience with everyday resistance. • Protests are adapting in challenging industry’s transnational economic power and local extraction. • New alliances show growing resonance between

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Poland gets closer to coal phase-out - MINING.COM

2020-9-24  Poland authorities and mining unions said on Thursday an agreement on a plan to restructure the country’s unprofitable and polluting coal industry is imminent, as

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What’s next for coal country? Energy News Network

2020-6-23  The central Appalachian coal region has seen significant losses in coal production due to the expense of getting at coal seams, which tend to be deeper and thinner than in the Powder River Basin. Coal’s sharp post-2012 drop-off has deeply affected central Appalachia’s coal communities, which tend to be rural and highly dependent on coal

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Troubling signs for the future of Australia’s giant coal ...

2019-3-2  China, Australia’s second-biggest coal customer, after Japan, was reported on February 21st to have imposed delays on coal imports from Australia at the northern port of Dalian, but not on those ...

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West Virginia and coal - Global Energy Monitor

2021-6-7  The suit named Massey subsidiaries Elk Run Coal Co., Independence Coal Co., Marfork Coal Co., Peerless Eagle Coal Coal, and Power Mountain Coal Co. Some of the mines involved were also accused of violating permit limits for other pollutants, including iron , pH, and suspended solids, totaling approximately 3,300 days of permit violations from April 2008 through December 2009.

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Missouri and coal - Global Energy Monitor

2021-6-18  Missouri was the first state west of the Mississippi to produce coal commercially, in 1840. By 1881, coal mining had become a major industry in the state, with Missouri coal largely fueling coal-fired locomotives. Production swelled to 5 million tons in 1918, and ranged between 3 and 6 million tons per year for the next six decades.

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Coal miners protest in northeastern China, claiming

Thousands of Chinese coal miners marched through the streets of a mining town in northeastern China over the weekend protesting against unpaid wages, as China grapples with rising unemployment due...

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China coal protests highlight overcapacity tensions

2016-3-15  China coal protests highlight overcapacity tensions. Thousands of Chinese coal miners have taken to the streets in a city near the Siberian border to protest against unpaid wages, in the first ...

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Over 5 lakh coal workers stop work protesting ...

2020-7-3  On the first day of the three-day strike in the coal industry, the federations and unions, including the BMS, claimed more than five lakh people participated in the strike directly and about 25 lakh w

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Gov't signs coal mining transformation deal with ...

2020-9-25  Gov't signs coal mining transformation deal with protesting unions. Unions from Poland's mining region of Silesia on Friday signed an agreement with a government delegation on the principles and timing of the transformation of the country's mining industry, whereby the last Polish coal mine will be closed down in 2049.

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What’s next for coal country? Energy News Network

2020-6-23  The central Appalachian coal region has seen significant losses in coal production due to the expense of getting at coal seams, which tend to be deeper and thinner than in the Powder River Basin. Coal’s sharp post-2012 drop-off has deeply affected central Appalachia’s coal communities, which tend to be rural and highly dependent on coal

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Hansen of NASA Arrested in Coal Protest - The New

2009-6-23  But several hundred miners and relatives, along with supporters of the coal industry, blocked the entrance, according to the Charleston Gazette. The protesters included Ken Hechler, 94, a former...

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Fashion's reliance on dirty coal exposed Vogue

2020-8-20  Fashion's reliance on dirty coal exposed. Stand.earth found that even if the industry met its goals, it would not do enough to prevent global warming and that it must rely less on coal and other fossil fuels. The fashion industry is not doing nearly enough to shift away from coal

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Cleaning Up Coal: Folly Or The Future? Inside Energy

2017-12-20  Because of that heat, a LFTR could be used to break coal down into products, which could be sold to keep the coal industry and coal communities afloat. In theory. “ This represents the saving of the coal mining industry and it is clean coal because no CO2, or emissions are produced in the process. So that is the only clean coal there is ...

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Renewables Aren't Enough. Clean Coal Is the Future

2014-3-25  The same coal companies that have long extolled the promise of "clean coal"—a marketing term for CCS—immediately began protesting that CCS

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Barclays ends investment in ‘toxic’ coal mining

2015-4-7  According to research published in April 2014, Barclays was the leading global financier of coal firms engaging in MTR at this time. The study also revealed the bank was the world’s fourth biggest financier of the global coal industry between 2005 and 2014.

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Over 5 lakh coal workers stop work protesting ...

2020-7-3  On the first day of the three-day strike in the coal industry, the federations and unions, including the BMS, claimed more than five lakh people participated in the strike directly and about 25 lakh w

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China coal protests highlight overcapacity tensions

2016-3-15  Rare protests in China. World Economy. Thousands of Chinese coal miners have taken to the streets in a city near the Siberian border to protest against unpaid wages, in the first direct challenge ...

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Coal workers launch 3-day strike against move to

2020-7-2  “The coal unions and the central trade unions have been opposing the policy of 100% FDI in the sector,” the unions said. The workers were supporting the protest planned for Friday, they said.

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Mass lay-offs in Heilongjiang add to China’s coal

2015-9-30  Most of these protests involved a few hundred miners, suggesting that it is predominately smaller coal mining companies that are affected, but there were at least half a dozen protests involving thousands of workers, including a strike by 3,000 miners in Chongqing on 13 May protesting

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Ukrainian Coal: An Industry Divided Coal Age

2015-5-25  About 20,000 coal miners in Ukraine launched strikes, protesting against the plans of the government and demanding the payment of salary. (Photo credit: Union of Miners of Ukraine) Protest actions with several thousand miners took place April 21-24, 2015 at Independence Square, in front of the President’s residence.

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Energy company fights to build America's first coal-to ...

2018-7-27  Along Dale's main street, dozens of home and business owners have lined their yards with signs -- some protesting the facility and others supporting coal.

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Cleaning Up Coal: Folly Or The Future? Inside Energy

2017-12-20  The coal industry in this country is under threat. Since 2012 nearly 60 coal-burning power plants have partially or completely shut down. But the dirty fuel still supplies 40% of our power and is critical, proponents say, to maintaining the reliability of our electricity infrastructure.

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Fashion's reliance on dirty coal exposed Vogue

2020-8-20  Last week, HM, Adidas, Puma, Gap, Nike and Specialized wrote to the Cambodian government protesting the country’s proposed increase in coal power, saying it could hurt the country’s prospects of attracting future investment in its manufacturing

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Barclays ends investment in ‘toxic’ coal mining

2015-4-7  In terms of lending and underwriting, British banks RBS, HSBC and Barclays are all leading financiers of the coal industry, financial justice campaign BankTrack says. The group warns RBS is financing a number of “dodgy” coal mining operations in

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Coal - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2021-6-15  Burning coal releases toxic chemicals, including soot, mercury, and carbon monoxide, which contribute to diseases such as cancer and asthma in both humans and wild animals. Coal mining, especially mountaintop removal mining, can damage large areas of land and destroy natural habitats. Higher grades of coal

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