Obama administration to announce remake of coal program, freeze leases

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Obama administration to announce remake of coal program, freeze leases

The Obama administration is due on Friday to announce an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, and freeze new coal mining, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.

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Last body recovered from mine collapse in northern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Last body recovered from mine collapse in northern Vietnam

Rescuers early Monday recovered the body of Bui Van Quy, 23, the last of the three dead victims in a coal mine collapse in the northern province of Hoa Binh last week.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November

What you need to know in Vietnam today:

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China coal mine fire traps 22 underground

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China coal mine fire traps 22 underground

A fire at a coal mine in China's northeastern province of Heilongjiang has trapped 22 people underground with rescue efforts now underway, state media reported on Saturday.

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Three workers dead after mine collapse

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Three workers dead after mine collapse

The bodies of the last two workers have been found after a mining shaft collapsed in the northern province of Hoa Binh, trapping three workers on November 18.

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Work starts on US$192 million thermal power plant in Lang Son

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Work starts on US$192 million thermal power plant in Lang Son

The Power Holding Corporation under the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) held a ceremony to kick off construction of the Na Duong II power plant in the northern province of Lang Son on October 16.

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India leads Asia's dash for coal as emissions blow east

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India leads Asia's dash for coal as emissions blow east

Deep in the thickly forested hills in its east, India last month started production at what it hopes will in five years be Asia's biggest coal mine.

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Pollution from coal-fired power plants kills 4,300 Vietnamese every year: study

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Pollution from coal-fired power plants kills 4,300 Vietnamese every year: study

Diseases linked to pollution caused by a fast growing network of coal-fired power plants kill around 4,300 people in Vietnam each year, according to a new estimate by scientists.

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At least five Chinese police reported killed in Xinjiang knife attack

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At least five police officers have been stabbed to death by separatists in a knife attack at a coal mine in China's violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang, U.S.-based Radio Free Asia reported on Wednesday.

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Resources tax increase meets resistance

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Resources tax increase meets resistance

A new draft resolution on the resources tax calls for rates on many resources to be increased significantly.

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MOF attempts to raise environmental fee on coal mine companies

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MOF attempts to raise environmental fee on coal mine companies

VietNamNet Bridge - Coal exploiters have been warned they will have to pay higher environmental fee of up to VND14,000 per ton, an increase of VND4,000 per ton if the draft decree compiled by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) gets government’s approval.

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Vietnam pays heavy price for coal exploitation

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Vietnam pays heavy price for coal exploitation

VietNamNet Bridge - The cost for exploiting one ton of coal is much higher than reported, because it must include both intangible and tangible consequences, including environmental pollution, water resources, miners’ health and possible impact on climate change.

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Last victim in coalmine accident in northern Vietnam still missing, two days on

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Last victim in coalmine accident in northern Vietnam still missing, two days on

The last victim in the coalmine accident that killed one worker and injured ten others in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh on Thursday was still unaccounted for by the end of Friday, local authorities reported.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 23

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 23

Good morning from Vietnam, readers! Check out what is in the news today.

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Last victim in coalmine accident in northern Vietnam still missing, two days on

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Last victim in coalmine accident in northern Vietnam still missing, two days on

The last victim in the coalmine accident that killed one worker and injured ten others in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh on August 20 was still unaccounted for by the end of August 21, local authorities reported.

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