As we increasingly rely upon digital devices in our everyday lives, reusing and recycling our electronics is more important than ever.
In December 2008, a disastrous coal ash spill flooded Roane County, Tennessee in up to six feet of slurry — years later, the federal government is citing the spill in its effort to control how coal-fired plants store and dispose of their ash.
Recent measures implemented by the U.S. EPA will enact even stricter regulations on the activity of the nation’s coal companies. The need to cut costs has never been greater, and companies must look to third parties like Midwest for help.
In his latest effort to advance the “War On Coal,” President Barack Obama, along with the nation’s Interior Department, has drafted a proposal that seeks to change how the government collects royalties on coal that’s mined within the United States. The basis of the proposal is to increase the royalty fee that companies must pay when selling coal to an …
The EPA approved an alternative plan for reducing sulfur dioxide emissions from AEPCO’s Apache Generating Station, in the hopes of minimizing environmental damage and making the entire system more cost-effective.