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Michigan, Iowa utilities to go forward with coal retirements, conversions to gas
June 29, 2015

Despite the US Supreme Court's ruling Monday against the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rule, electric power utilities in Michigan and Iowa say they are moving forward with plans to close coal-fired power plants or convert existing coal burners to natural gas over the next several years.
Company surviving the 'coaldrums' by gasifying coal
June 3, 2015

One firm has embraced coal gasification and, in the midst of the 'coaldrums,' has reported a huge rise in income. Platts' Ross McCracken has more.
India coal: transport bottlenecks as demand is expected to rise
May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 - With Chinese demand for seaborne coal stalling, India has become the great hope of the seaborne coal market.
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