May 18, 2022

Coal power plant closures ramp up in spite of White House plans

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By Jon Fingas From engadget Three Texas closures suggest coal isn’t coming back any time soon. The Trump administration may hope that it can reverse coal power’s decline by ending the Clean Power Plan and other eco-friendly efforts, but the industry’s moves suggest otherwise. Luminant has announced plans to close three major coal plants in […]

EPA blasts Associated Press journalist over report about Houston superfund sites

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By Maxwell Tani From Business Insider The Environmental Protection Agency on Sunday released a lengthy statement condemning a recent Associated Press report that said the regulator was nowhere to be found at dangerous, potentially toxic sites submerged by flooding in Houston. On Saturday, the AP reported that the EPA was not present at at least […]