West Virginia awarded $35 million in mine reclamation grants

The U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement has awarded $35,754,311 to West Virginia to help clean up environmental hazards created by past coal mining. 

UPDATE: Pinnacle mine officially closed

PINEVILLE, W.Va. (WVVA) Wyoming County’s biggest mine and largest private employer has officially closed. According to miners, the Pinnacle Mine in Pineville has been locked

Man dies in coal mining accident

A man has died after an accident this morning at the Surface Coal Mine in Greenbrier County. The West Virginia Department of Commerce says Roger

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.

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Rain moving in for Thursday

Rain moving in for Thursday

(WVVA) Clouds will increase Wednesday night ahead of a cold front that will move through late Thursday. Showers will develop Thursday,

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Driver sentenced in crash that caused a VDOT worker to lose both legs

(PRINCETON, WV) A Tennessee man is headed to jail after striking a Department of Transportation worker last year. WVVA’s Star

Bluefield State welcomes Charisse Carney-Nunes, Keynote speaker at Women’s Luncheon

Bluefield State College welcomed a special guest today to celebrate “Women’s History Month.”  Charisse Carney-Nunes was the keynote speaker for

“Arrive Alive” campaign kicks off in Virginia

Spring and Summer are considered busy seasons for young adults in Virginia with proms, graduations, parties and vacations. But it’s also

Math4Life campaign rolled out across the state

(Lewisburg) Dipping math scores on the WVGSA have Greenbrier County schools taking a different approach to the subject with p-s-a’s