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Will Indiana taxpayers be left holding the bag for Peabody Energy’s irresponsibility?

March 16, 2016 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor. It should be noted that Valley Watch has oft challenged Peabody Energy and is proud to say that we took them on and won an important eight year battle to kill their proposed … Continue reading






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Hermann, Mo., Mayor: ‘Nobody With an IQ Above Their Shoe Size’ Believes Prairie State Is Viable

April 1, 2015 – by IEEFA.org. Editor’s note: Valley Watch spent the greater part of two years in the middle of the last decade trying to inform various municipal electric utilities throughout the midwest that they would end up in trouble if they … Continue reading






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FutureGen – A two decade long failure finally bites the dust. Another coal plant down the tubes.

February 4, 2015 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor. Editor’s note:Valley Watch did not directly oppose FutureGen in either of its forms. We did however, closely monitor its progress and design in keeping with our stated purpose which is “to protect the public health and … Continue reading






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A bad year for coal but not because of government regs

September 26, 2014 – by Jacob Barker in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch It was supposed to be a better year for U.S. coal producers. But railroad congestion, a mild summer and indications that coal prices have yet to hit bottom … Continue reading






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