Lawmakers use threat of Trump to pitch carbon taxes
Michael Barrett, a Democratic Massachusetts state senator, reckons that few of his colleagues had ever heard of a state carbon fee when he first proposed it in 2013. Today, he has 62 co-sponsors.
Coal plants keep closing on Trump's watch
PORTER COUNTY, Ind. — Even as President Trump and his congressional allies pursue a rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations in Washington, coal plants continue to close at a rapid clip across the country.
Navajo to Trump: Please save our power plant
Leaders of the Navajo Nation appealed this week to the Trump administration to save an Arizona coal plant after its owners voted to shutter the facility at the end of 2019.
One of West's largest plants in U.S. to close, citing cheap gas
The owners of the Navajo Generating Station voted yesterday to close one of the largest coal plants west of the Mississippi River, a dramatic development that underscored the painful economic landscape facing the coal industry nationally.
In the sunny Southwest, the taxman calls solar's name
The only things guaranteed in life are death and taxes, goes the old cliche. So it is for the solar industry in the Southwest these days.