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America’s old jobs… floating at sea

Evening Times 25 Oct 2021
Cargo ships waiting to unload at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach California could keep some of America’s store shelves bare for a while ... The dozens of ships floating in the pacific are carrying products that used to be some of America’s good paying jobs ... The weight of the cargo is estimated between 15,000 to 18,000 tons on most of the ships.
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Why is Illinois' largest electric utility mining Bitcoin near one of its coal-fired power plants?

Finger Lakes Times 25 Oct 2021
WEST ALTON, Illinois — In farmland near the banks of the Mississippi River, the state's largest electric utility has stuffed a shipping container full of high-powered computers, in the shadow of one of its coal-fired power plants ... And Missouri, overall, burns more coal than any state except Texas, according to the latest government data.
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Why is Illinois' biggest utility company mining Bitcoin near one of its coal-fired power plants?

Eagle-Tribune 25 Oct 2021
WEST ALTON, Illinois — In farmland near the banks of the Mississippi River, the state's largest electric utility has stuffed a shipping container full of high-powered computers, in the shadow of one of its coal-fired power plants ... And Missouri, overall, burns more coal than any state except Texas, according to the latest government data.
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Why is Illinois’ largest electric utility mining Bitcoin near one of its coal-fired power plants?

Bitcoin Warrior 25 Oct 2021
... computers, in the shadow of one of its coal-fired power plants.
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A temporal truth: The fate and fortunes of Sleeping Bear’s ghost towns

Traverse City Record-Eagle 24 Oct 2021
“What we think is permanent is temporal,” said Kerry Kelly, Friends of Sleeping Bear board member ... Dock pilings are the last vestiges of this village which once accommodated ships loaded with logs for Chicago or Milwaukee ... Aral is the next tour stop ... But by 1890 the forests were gone and ships which had relied on the lumber for fuel converted to coal.
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Indian EV makers facing Lithium-ion cell shortage: ReportLithium-ion batteries, which power most electric vehicles, are ...

Deccan Herald 23 Oct 2021
A coal shortage in China and congestion in shipping routes have impacted the supply of Li-ion batteries to India. According to the report, India sources much of its Li-ion cells from China, apart from South Korea and Taiwan ... Additionally, shipping goods from China now costs four times more than it did before the pandemic ... Follow us on Facebook ... ....
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Court nixes Trump rule limiting state authority to block pipelines

The Hill 23 Oct 2021
A federal court on Thursday nixed a Trump-era rule that limited state and tribal authority to block projects that could impact their waters, including pipelines ... However, the EPA did not ask for the rule to be vacated.ADVERTISEMENT ... New York’s denial of a natural gas pipeline and Washington state’s denial of a coal shipping port ... Twitter ....
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A real-life Welsh James Bond: The spy who became a monk

BBC News 23 Oct 2021
Have you watched the new James Bond film and thought it was a little too far-fetched? ... He was born into the wealthy Tennant family, who created the Tennant canal in order to ship coal and processed metals from the south Wales valleys to Swansea in the 19th century - giving their name to the Swansea district of Port Tennant ... A reluctant soldier ... .
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China’s energy crisis could impact the global economy

The Siasat Daily 21 Oct 2021
China’s energy crisis has created ripe conditions for the smuggling of coal from North Korea ... The coal is being smuggled small ships and offloaded at sea ... Incidents of coal smuggling from North Korea can be traced to 2019 ... Analysis of this data showed that several of these ships that suffered accidents were engaged in coal smuggling.
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China power crisis boosts coal imports from Indonesia to record

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - Indonesia is now overwhelmingly China's biggest overseas supplier of coal, with shipments hitting a record last month after Beijing loosened curbs on imports to tackle its power crisis ... Indonesia provides a lot of low-grade brown coal, which has a price advantage but is both less efficient and worse for the climate.
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Cargo Ships – America’s old jobs floating at sea

Jacksonville Progress 21 Oct 2021
Cargo ships waiting to unload at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach California could keep some of America’s store shelves bare for a while ... The dozens of ships floating in the pacific are carrying products that used to be some of America’s good paying jobs ... The weight of the cargo is estimated between 15,000 to 18,000 tons on most of the ships.
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"K" Line Successfully Captures CO2; Wartsila Plans CO2 Capture Pilot

The Maritime Executive 21 Oct 2021
The first test for the use of carbon capture on an operating ship reports that they have been successful in separating and capturing CO2 from the exhaust gas emitted in service from a coal carrier operated by Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line) for Tohoku Electric Power Company.
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US coal ship departures fall 17.9% on week: cFlow

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 20 Oct 2021
Weekly US coal ship departures dropped 17.9% from a week ...
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Eureka talks potential ban on coal transport over city-owned property

Times Standard 20 Oct 2021
Regulating the transport of coal involved the jurisdiction of several agencies at the federal level ... Talk of an ordinance on the transport of coal comes after potential efforts to use Humboldt Bay as a port to ship coal to Asian markets. The plan calls for potentially transporting coal up the coast and shipping it out of the Humboldt Bay port.
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China takes the brakes off coal production to tackle power shortage

Live Mint 20 Oct 2021
At Chinese ports, importers have been able to unload Australian coal—signaling a potential end to a yearlong ban on the trade—though the cargoes haven't yet cleared customs, analysts and shipping brokers said ... Most of this coal has been unloaded from ships into port stockpiles and awaits customs clearance, analysts and shippers said.

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