Tag: montana

Why Keep our Coal in the Ground?

We know that 40% of our nation’s coal comes from publicly owned deposits primarily in the Rocky Mountain West and that when burned, this coal produces more than 11% of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Now, we have a series of interactive maps showing exactly what this all means, […]

Moving Beyond Coal Exports

Those who know me know that I’m pretty skeptical about all the hype over coal exports. While it’s true that exports have increased, the vast (and I mean vast) majority of coal mined in the U.S. is still burned in this country.  In fact, the latest from the […]