RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A bill requiring the disposal of coal ash stored in Dominion Energy ponds across Virginia has cleared its first General Assembly committee. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A bill requiring the disposal of coal ash stored in Dominion Energy ponds across Virginia has cleared its first General Assembly
MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — An underground shuttle car has struck and killed a 56-year-old coal miner in Kentucky. Jeffery Norman Sloan, of Clifton, Tennessee, was
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The three coal terminals in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region saw double-digit increases in exports last year, but a global economy
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration says coal-mining related deaths have reached a record low in Kentucky where a single
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.
The United Mine Workers of America has elected Cecil Roberts to a sixth term as head of the coal miner’s union.
Locals show off their stylish automobiles to raise money for Hospice of Southern West Virginia and the Raleigh County Humane Society at the 14th annual Friends of Coal Auto Fair.
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.
Four new mining operations have received permits from the West Virginia Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP).
The Trump administration is advancing its plan to replace the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s efforts against global warming with a new rule expected to be friendlier to the coal industry.
Three Kentucky surface mines with connections to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice plan to hire 150 employees in an area where coal jobs have declined over the past decade.
Residents of Barlow Hollow, a McDowell County community, were surprised when a house fire broke out in January 2016. Residents were even more surprised when the smoke from the fire persisted.
First Walmart, now Magic Mart. Welch residents were dealt yet another blow Monday by the retail-chain’s surprise decision to close.
One of the units at a coal-fired power plant that serves customers in the southwestern United States has been taken offline as officials investigate a structural failure in one of its coal silos.