Category: Coal Exports

County Council Election in Washington State to Determine Future of Global Coal Industry

UPDATE: “Anti-coal” candidates sweep election –¬†http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2013/11/05/bad-news-for-big-coal-in-whatcom-county/ One of the most fiercely contested U.S. elections this November is taking place in Whatcom County, Washington. On November 5, Whatcom county voters will go to the polls and elect four of the seven

Indonesia’s Coal Export Taxes: Practical or Brash?

Over the past two decades, Indonesia has seen significant growth in coal production, exports, and domestic sales, driven primarily by an increase in foreign investment in the coal sector. Currently exports account for up to 80% of production, which should

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