Coal ash removal bill clears first Virginia Senate committee

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

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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Slick roads, dangerous cold into Monday

Slick roads, dangerous cold into Monday

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY is in effect for Tazewell, Mercer, Summers, and Monroe counties until 12:00 PM Monday. See advisory

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New utility policy for Alderson residents

ALDERSON, WV (WVVA) Starting February 1st, folks in Alderson will be under a new policy for customers who don’t pay

Fayette County Man arrested after altercation with Deputies

HILTON VILLAGE, WV (WVVA) Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department has arrested Chad O. Aldridge, 30, of Hilton Village.

Bluefield Community mourns the loss of Tony Webster Jr.

The Bluefield community is mourning the death of one of their own. Tony Webster Jr. of Bluefield High School passed

MLK march to take place in Lewisburg

(Lewisburg) Lewisburg is celebrating Martin Luther King day with what they say is the biggest march in the state. The

Welcome to “Stitch Nite,” The Bluefield Yarn Company

The Bluefield Yarn Company hosts a social gathering on Thursday evenings and it involves some crocheting, knitting, and a whole