Monthly Archives: June 2012
West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller admonishes coal operators to seek solutions instead of denial of the problems facing the industry
June 21, 2012 – West Viginia Senator, Jay Rockefeller makes an impassioned plea to his constituents to change their attitude toward EPA’s efforts to protect them and others through rule making. Yesterday, he defended EPA’s efforts to reduce toxic emissions … Continue reading
June 15, 2012-by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor EPA proposed a strengthening of the annual National Ambient Air Quality Standard for fine particles, which depending on exactly how the rule is interpreted, could force much of the Ohio Valley, including southwest … Continue reading
What on Earth is the deal with Indiana Gasification? Or how do “conservatives” justify such leftist, authoritarian business models.
June 13, 2012 – By John Blair, valley watch.net editor It is doubtful that schemes to refine synthetic gas and liquids from coal will ever be economic, Indeed, only two countries have used such technology because they were desperate for … Continue reading
June 8, 2012-By Agence France-Presse Climate change, population growth and environmental destruction could cause a collapse of the ecosystem just a few generations from now, scientists warned on Wednesday in the journal Nature. The paper by 22 top researchers said … Continue reading
June 3, 2012-By Ryan Sabalow in Star Watch in the Indianapolis Star About a mile south of Lucas Oil Stadium in Downtown Indianapolis, Tony Chao stood fishing one recent morning on the bank of the White River. A few feet … Continue reading