China to Ban Coal With High Ash, Sulfur

China will ban certain types of highly polluting coal starting next year, making good on a vow its cabinet issued late last year as part of an accelerating campaign to clean up its air. The directive from China's top economic-planning agency is aimed at low-grade coal mainly coming from Indonesia and Australia. But analysts say exporters likely would be spared from a harsher brunt because Beijing lowered its targets from earlier, tougher limits.

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CoalWire 43, 26th June 2014

Carbon Capture and Storage enters twilight zone, Japan funds Indonesian transmission project and Czech Republic ponders coal power phase out

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