Construction of new mine set to begin in Wyoming County

ITMANN, W.Va. (WVVA) Construction on a new coal mining operation is set to begin in Wyoming County. According to a release by CONSOL Energy, the company has started on the

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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Heat and humidity continues through evening, rain chances increase tomorrow

Heat and humidity continues through evening, rain chances increase tomorrow

It has been a very hot and humid day across the two Virginia’s. We saw some heat index values get

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Railroad town celebrates 6th annual ‘Thurmond Train Day’

(FAYETTE COUNTY) The National Park Service at New River Gorge National River, the National Coal Heritage Area, the Thurmond Performance Team,

Sophia City Fire Department warns community of heat wave

(RALEIGH COUNTY) Hot weather is ramping up delivering record-breaking highs across most of the United States including some parts of

Vietnam Memorial dedicated to fallen, former Matoaka High School students

LASHMEET, WV (WVVA) A special ceremony was held in Lashmeet on Saturday to honor five men from Matoaka High that

Becoming a Bluefield firefighter is no easy task

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) On Saturday, City of Bluefield firefighter candidates attempted the physical fitness test. In 10 minutes and 20

Mayor Rappold and Active Southern WV hold another walk through 5th Ward

(RALEIGH COUNTY) Mayor Rob Rappold  and Active Southern West Virginia hosted another ‘Walk with the Mayor’ Friday for the community to