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Coal Mongolia 2015
9 - 10 April 2015
Navigating the American Carbon World, presented by Climate Action Reserve
28 – 30 April 2015
Los Angeles, California
2015 Longwall USA Exhibition & Conference
16 – 18 June 2015
32nd International Pittsburgh Coal Conference and the 2015 U.S. CMM Conference
Now accepting abstracts for a special CMM track
5 - 8 October 2015
Call for abstracts (1 May 2015 Deadline)
Recently Released Publications
Pre-feasibility Study for Coal Mine Methane Recovery and Utilization at Mopanshan Mine, Guizhou Province, China
U.S. EPA Coalbed Methane Outreach Program, December 2014.
Coal Bed Methane
Elsevier Science and Technology, January 2015.
Application of Longhole Directional Drilling for Methane Drainage at the Amasra Hard Coal Mine, Amasra, Turkey
U.S. EPA Coalbed Methane Outreach Program, February 2015.
Illinois Pushes for Landmark Clean Energy Bill, Including a Price on Carbon
Seen as a simple and effective method of compliance to the proposed national carbon regulations, the clean energy bill largely supports the goals of the newly-formed Clean Energy Coalition, and would establish a market-based solution for dealing with carbon emissions.
Year-on-Year January 2013 – February 2015 Comparison of Average Monthly Prices of Gas, Electricity and Carbon Offsets (ARB):
*Henry Hub gas prices are a widely accepted national indicator of gas prices, and therefore chosen for this display. **ARB Offset Prices shown represent all compliance offset protocols. The Mine Methane Capture protocol was not adopted until April 2014. ***Retail electricity prices displayed are for all sectors covering the entire U.S.