clean coal is dirty
The head of the largest privately-owned coal company in the world, Peabody Energy, admitted to his company’s support of the massive green-washing project by the coal industry in a USA Today article today.
Mark your calendars! On Thursday, July 17, 2008, the coal industry front group "American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity" (ACCCE) is co-sponsoring a conference in Hope, Arkansas.
From the press release:
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The mandate of this site is very simple: To debunk the myth of "clean coal."
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