coal-burning coal-burning

Definition(s):

  • (adj) fueled by burning coal

News

  1. Gore to Obama: Get moving on climate, axe Keystone

    President Obama needs to move “beyond great words” and actually do something to curb climate change during his second term, ex-Vice President Al Gore told listeners in a Tuesday Google+ plus video chat. The “Goreacle” has, of late, joined environmental leaders in voicing impatience with the 44th president’s performance on global warming and other issues such as pollution from coal-burning power ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  2. America's 20 Worst Corporate Air Polluters

    It's no surprise that the biggest emitters of carbon dioxide in the United States are coal-burning power generators.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "Our regulation will be very clear: when each coal-burning unit reaches the end of its economic life, it will have to meet the new standards or close down - no trading, no offsets, no credits," said Environment Minister Jim Prentice.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jim Prentice Source: Toronto Star

  2. Dan Riedinger, a spokesman for the Edison Electric Institute, an association of power companies, called the court decision "a major setback ...... to establish clear mercury regulations for coal-burning power plants."
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Thomas Edison Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "For about 20 years, they have gotten rid of coal-burning in the city, but in the surrounding provinces, coal-burning has increased, so there are some things outside of the purview of the blue sky plan," said Jennifer Turner, director of the...
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Jennifer Turner Source: USA Today

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