Los lagos contaminados con cenizas de carbón se encuentran en áreas residenciales y recreativas, provocando preocupaciones por la salud de los residentes locales y los ecosistemas.
Lake Sediments Record North Carolina’s Coal Legacy
Coal ash–polluted lakes are in residential and recreational areas, invoking concern for the health of local residents and ecosystems.
Extracting Rare Earth Elements from Waste with a Flash of Heat
A method called flash Joule heating could offer a more sustainable way to source essential components of electronics from coal fly ash.
Coal Seam Fires Burn Beneath Communities in Zimbabwe
Underground fires threaten the health of people and livestock living near mines supporting the country’s growing coal industry.
The New River Gorge: Ancient River, Old Mines, New National Park
Living in Geologic Time: Regrowth and resiliency bring new accolades to one of the world’s oldest rivers.
Citizen Science Reduces Risks from Combusting Coal-Mine Wastes
A community-based citizen science study on spontaneously combusting coal-mine waste heaps in Myanmar underpins the development of risk management plans to protect individuals and communities.
Union Leader Talks Coal and Climate
President of mine workers’ union says that combatting climate change is important but it can’t come at the cost of mining jobs.
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Emissions Rollbacks
The suit argues that the administration is failing to curb carbon dioxide emissions as required under the Clean Air Act.
A North Carolina Lake’s Long Legacy of Coal Ash Spills
A new case study suggests that Sutton Lake has been contaminated by multiple coal ash spills, most of them apparently unmonitored and unreported.
In Pennsylvania, Methane Emissions Higher Than EPA Estimates
Although methane emission estimates from underground coal production appear to be accurate, the calculated emissions from natural gas production are underreported.