Manufacturing group attacks carbon tax, but lawmakers press on
The National Association of Manufacturers, a key opponent to past climate change legislation, is trying to slow down momentum beginning to build in Congress for a carbon tax, saying it could harm companies as they struggle to recover from the recession.
Can coal-fired pizza take a slice out of the coal industry's slump?
Utilities in the United States are cooling their appetites for coal as natural gas becomes the fuel du jour for electricity generation. But in the small but pungent universe of gourmet pizza, coal is running very hot with restaurateurs who want to bring Old World flavor to the American pizza palate.