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April 27, 2012

Clean Coal Campaign Heads to Nascar

From The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be pushing coal, and new clean coal technologies, as a viable fuel for generating electricity.

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity announced its first Nascar sponsorship, saying Earnhardt's company, JR Motorsports, will feature logos on its race cars and spread the industry group's message.

Coalition staff will travel to races this summer and take part in events with Earnhardt, and fellow driver Cole Whitt. Coal's share of the electric generation market has been shrinking, as natural gas prices have fallen.

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