Coal power plant reactivated in Japan

Hokkaido Electric Power announced Wednesday morning that it restarted unit number one at the Tomatoh-Atsuma coal power plant after a two-day trial run.

Poles want coal jobs protected amid green energy shift

Trade union leaders and government officials attending a climate conference in Poland have called for protecting industrial jobs and giving nations the freedom to choose their approaches for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Feds: Kentucky coal mines supervisors cheated on dust samples

Eight former supervisors and safety officers at a Kentucky coal company were indicted Wednesday on federal charges that they rigged dust monitoring in underground mines, forcing miners to work in the kind of dirty conditions that can lead to black lung disease.

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Flash flood watches in effect through Monday AM

Flash flood watches in effect through Monday AM

(WVVA) A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through 6:00am Monday for Mercer, Monroe, Summers, Greenbrier, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette and

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UPDATE: Vehicle impounded in fatal hit and run

We are learning more details about a child hit and killed by a vehicle in Mercer County.

Flooding in Giles County causes damage to property

 RICH CREEK, VA (WVVA)– Around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Rich Creek was hit with a flash flood causing damage to

New business on Mercer Street may spark nostalgia

 A new business has opened up shop in Princeton and for some, it may spark a little nostalgia. If

“I Define Me” forum

A forum was held at Bluefield State College today to encourage positive mental health for African American men. It was

Down for Dennis memorial car show

 It’s not unusual for Ramey Chevrolet to be packed with cars, but Saturday, it wasn’t just Chevy’s filling the