• Indian Auditor-General finds public banks have US$1.8 billion at risk on dud coal plants

Protests grow over Russian coal pollution

As Russian coal companies have pursued new mining projects and increased exports into the Asian market through ports in the Far East, public protests against pollution have grown.

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CoalWire 197, August 31, 2017

Protests in Germany, Thailand; China unveils cleaner air target; India coal power auction collapses.

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Indian Auditor-General finds public banks have US$1.8 billion at risk on dud coal plants

Two of India’s leading public sector banks are at risk of losing a “significant proportion” of US$7.4 billion loaned over three years to private power producers for financially disastrous projects, according to a damning audit report released recently by India’s Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).

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CoalWire 195, August 17, 2017

Vietnam axes dumping plan; US court rules climate counts in mine review; Adani’s tax troubles.

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