Coal at the CrossroadsCoal at the Crossroads

QUEST investigates coal, the most plentiful--yet dirtiest--fossil fuel in America. Coal generates nearly half of all electricity nationwide. Yet with mounting new pollution regulations, health concerns and the rise of renewable energy, is America starting to turn against coal the way it slowly turned against tobacco? Find out with four different reports.

The View from Coal Country in the Age of Green

A Difficult Path for Clean Coal

Mercury Rises on Coal Costs

As Renewables Boom, California Struggles to Quit Coal