Happy Election Day!! Please remember to vote.
In the news today…
- Fox News reports Biden’s energy policy could disrupt the coal industry in the U.S.
- E&E Energywire reports if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the White House, a sweeping plan to help struggling coal communities may take root.
- Inside EPA reports West Virginia voters connected to the coal industry are backing the re-election of President Donald Trump for helping create a “stabilization” of the declining sector through rollbacks of Obama EPA rules, in contrast to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden who is floating a broad plan to transition away from coal and other fossil fuels.
- WSAZ reports West Virginia voters applaud President Trump’s efforts to save coal and still back him in the coming election.
- S&P Global reports coal has seen a diminished role in the U.S. presidential elections, and it is unlikely new plants will be built.
- Casper Star Tribune reports Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s proposed plan to combat climate change has left Wyoming’s energy industries apprehensive.
- The Waterways Journal Weekly reports Robert Murray has died.
- The Colorado Sun reports Craig, Colorado, is trying to find a future after coal.
- Kingsport Times News reports as coal-burning power plants are phased out, the coal industry’s future is increasingly tied to steel production.
- Argus reports utility holding company PNM Resources has reached an agreement to transfer its stake in the Four Corners power plant in New Mexico to the Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) at the end of 2024.
- E&E Energywire reports the Navajo Nation would expand its investment in coal-fired electricity generation as part of a plan announced yesterday to acquire more shares in one of the Southwest’s last remaining coal power plants.