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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Bland
62°
Hinton
64°
Wytheville
66°
Lewisburg
67°
Welch
Grundy
69°
Fayetteville
70°
Union
70°
Marlinton
55°
Minimal rain chances through this afternoon; drier and cooler air works in to still continue our dry trend

Minimal rain chances through this afternoon; drier and cooler air works in to still continue our dry trend

A few showers may try to make their mark throughout the course of the morning and into the early afternoon,

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Body found in the Whitby area of Raleigh County

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‘BAD’ buildings meeting to be held Tuesday in Hinton

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Money for the Frank-Bartow Sanitary Sewer Project to help Pocahontas County

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Nicholas County teacher resigns after gun at school charge

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