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U.S. coal production dips to lowest point in 35 years due to rise of renewable energy sources

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 16, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Jun 14, 2016

Despite the persistence of climate change and a slew of reports this year about impending points of no return, there is a little good news for the environment this month. According to a new report from the United States Department of Energy, coal production nationwide during the last quarter was at the lowest level in 35 years. Thanks to the steady rise of alternative energy sources, such as natural gas, solar, and wind power, utilities across the country are slowly but surely putting fossil fuels...






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