A decade ago, as Consol Energy’s 150th anniversary drew near, top executives began to take stock in where the company stood as a leading producer of coal and where that path would take it. Coal was in what CEO Nicholas DeIuliis called a “supercycle.” It was the workhorse of the national power grid…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Energy’s Big Shift
  • Photo Essay Content
Although the region’s air has improved dramatically from the height of Pittsburgh’s industrial past, southwestern Pennsylvania remains home to factories and power plants that release millions of pounds of toxic chemicals into the air. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency uses Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data to track toxic chemicals released into the air,…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2017
Southwestern Pennsylvania and air qulity have long had a complicated relationship. For the better part of a century, the region had been a place so polluted from the soot of industry and homes heated by coal that street lamps were lit in the afternoon and walking a single block could ruin the collar…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Taming air pollution: The region’s century-​old challenge
Seemingly overnight, China has become the destination of choice for American companies looking to expand their operations overseas. In 2004, China surpassed the United States for the first time as the top worldwide destination for foreign direct investment.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Sizing up the big picture in diverse China can be the difference between reaping rewards and losing a bundle for American companies
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