Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Great Coal Debate at Wash U. Tonight: Peabody Energy v. Sierra Club

Posted By on Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 7:12 AM

Didya know that 83.5 percent of Missouri's energy comes from coal, and that St. Louis is headquarters to the two largest coal companies in the country in Peabody Energy and Arch Coal?

Add it all up and it makes St. Louis a great place to discuss the role of coal in our lives and its impact on the environment. And guess what? Tonight Washington University is "The Great Coal Debate" with two of the fuel's chief proponents and detractors.

Tonight at 5 p.m. at Graham Chapel, Peabody's head of governmental affairs, Fred Palmer, will square off against Sierra Club's director of its national coal campaign, Bruce Nilles. The debate is free and open to to the public and moderated by Bryan Walsh, a senior correspondent with Time

Tags: , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 26, 2022

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2022 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation