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Wednesday, July 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883


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Coal plants emitted more than ever in 2018, putting Earth in ‘deep trouble’

Global energy experts released grim findings Monday, saying that not only are planet-warming carbon-dioxide emissions still increasing, but the world’s growing thirst for energy has led to higher emissions from …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:50 p.m.

EPA targets Obama crackdown on mercury from coal plants

The Trump administration on Friday targeted an Obama-era regulation credited with helping dramatically reduce toxic mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants, saying the benefits to human health and the environment …

Near Chicago, multiple man-made snow flurries pop up

If you happened to glance at the Chicago radar Tuesday morning, you probably saw something a bit wacky. Although no widespread weather systems were in the area to crank out …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 10:07 p.m.

Washington state to fight Trump’s coal plant plan

Washington state plans to sue the Trump administration over its proposal to dismantle pollution rules that would have increased federal regulation of emissions from coal-fired power plants, Gov. Jay Inslee …

Coal executive’s ‘action plan’ finds success under Trump

In the early days of the Trump administration, the head of one of America’s largest coal companies sent a four-page “action plan” to the White House calling for rollbacks of …

UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:02 p.m.

Trump wants to steer UN climate cash to building coal plants

The U.S. will seek to use a United Nations fund designed to aid nations hard hit by climate change to promote the construction of coal-fired power plants around the world.

Caldwell: China wants to keep coal trains running on time

Spokane is halfway to the millennium. That may not be a good thing.