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Presidential candidates and coal

Coal has become a major issue in the presidential campaign, with both candidates touting the benefits of so-called "clean coal."

EKU Presentation “Surface and Underground Coal Mining"

The EKU Environmental Health Science club is hosting a talk with top environmental attorney Tom Fitzgerald on Wednesday, September 26th at 7:30 p.m.

The Prairie State Coal Plant: The Reality vs. the Promise

This report describes why communities that bought shares of the new Prairie State coal project face higher than projected initial costs and significant economic risks for the future. 

Nation's newest coal plant isn't providing cheap power

When Peabody energy sold shares in a 1600 MW coal-burning power plant to towns and electric co-ops in the mid-west, communities were promised cheap power. Now the first bills are coming due. Residents of Paducah and Princeton in western Kentucky, along with 2.5 million other customers in nearby states, face higher than expected costs and economic risks.

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