Tag Archives: coal
Following an Observer investigation into loose coal regulations that could put taxpayers on the hook for mine cleanup, green groups are demanding change....Read More
With little more than a promise, the Texas Railroad Commission is trusting a struggling coal industry to pay for the cost of cleaning up old mines.
In mid-2014, Texas’ biggest utility, Energy Future Holdings, was about to file for bankruptcy, and Texas regulators suddenly had a big problem on their hands...Read More
Locals called the environmental regulators' decision ‘unconscionable.’
Locals called the TCEQ's decision "unconscionable," saying that wastewater from the mine will pollute drinking water for Maverick County residents....Read More
The Austin Environmental Justice group is working to bring diversity to an environmental movement sometimes suffering from "savior syndrome."...Read More
Tribal leaders say binational coal companies are mining on sacred ancestral lands.
Dos Republicas opponents hope bringing attention to the mine's effects on local tribes could open a new front in the fight against the low-grade coal mine....Read More