Peak number of coal plants are shutting down in 2015, ushering in a greener era

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In 2014, 39 percent of American electricity  was generated from the burning of coal, down from 52.8 percent from 1997. Though the fuel source has steadily declined from its late 20th century peak due to competition with other energy sources and increased enforcement of environmental safety measures, the coal industry still maintains great economic and political power. However, Big Coal may face its biggest challenge yet as the EPA implements new regulations governing greenhouse gas emissions. As a result, coal plants are shutting down at an impressive rate. Read the rest of Peak number of coal plants are shutting down in 2015, ushering in a greener era Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate regulations , coal , coal mining , coal power , coal power shutdown , epa , greenhouse gas emissions , greenhouse gas regulations , mitch mcconnell , War on Coal

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Beautiful birch AERO Bike is a testing ground for architectural techniques

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