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. 

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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(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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Police seek information about missing Abingdon teen

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Angelina Roberts from Abingdon, VA went missing after leaving her school, Abingdon High School, with

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