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Coal executive tapped to lead GOP fundraising effort

Joe Craft and Kelly Craft, the former United Nations ambassador, will chair the party's Presidential Trust.
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Can Southeast Asia afford to retire its coal plants?

Indonesia and Vietnam will need to balance their sustainability ambitions and financing with the reality that many of the power systems already approved for construction will be coal-fired.
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Sen. Manchin is the last in a line of formidable West Virginia Democrats who promoted coal interests

Joe Manchin’s impending departure from the Senate marks the end of an era for powerful West Virginia Democrats who wielded considerable power as advocates for the state's coal interests.
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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear avoids climate change in reelection bid

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear boasts about clean energy jobs in his bid against a GOP challenger, but purposely avoids discussing global warming.
Jim Justice-owned Bluestone Coke sued over water pollution In Alabama

Jim Justice-owned Bluestone Coke sued over water pollution In Alabama

The complaint alleges that Bluestone is in violation of the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants into a stream that exceed levels allowed by its permit.
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West Virginia governor's coal empire sued by the federal government
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West Virginia governor's coal empire sued by the federal government

The lawsuit, filed by the Justice Department, seeks millions in unpaid environmental fines as Gov. Jim Justice begins his campaign for the U.S. Senate.
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Appalachia’s quiet time bombs

The deadly floods that swept a pocket of eastern Kentucky challenge common preconceptions about climate villains and victims.
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