Coal Mining In India's Jharia

A coal industry report due to be published by the IEA on the benefits of new coal-burning technology has been heavily criticised by experts. [The Guardian]

The U.S. approved a request to begin electricity generation at a nuclear reactor, the first time in almost 20 years that federal regulators have given a new nuclear power plant such a license. [WSJ]

VW said on Thursday that more engines than previously disclosed might be in violation of European pollution rules following an internal investigation. [The NY Times]