DOE To Revamp Coal Panel, Citing Legislation And Need to ‘Modernize’

November 23, 2021
The Department of Energy has notified its advisory body on coal it is revamping the group’s charter, citing the need to “generally modernize” the panel and take into account “matters currently faced by the coal industry, workers and communities” -- including the recent 2020 energy law and newly enacted bipartisan infrastructure legislation. The move, affecting the National Coal Council (NCC), is being warmly greeted by environmentalists, who have criticized the group’s past activities as lacking in transparency and too friendly...

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