Coal Mining News
Environmental group Mountain Justice says six people arrested on trespassing charges during a coal mining protest are still jailed.
In three separate direct actions in the West Virginia coalfields yesterday, nonviolent protestors launched the new phase of Operation Appalachian Spring, a growing national campaign to stop mountaintop removal mining and raise awareness of the catastrophic potential of government regulated blasting near a precarious coal sludge impoundment.
PATESVILLE, Ky. -- Drillers have bored nearly 4,000 feet below the green pastures of a Hancock County farm as part of a project that could hold a key to the future of coal in Kentucky.
Clean coal development agreement between White Energy and Peabody Energy for North America and China
A former coal industry lobbyist has been named to a top post with Indiana's environmental agency, an appointment that environmental activists say raises questions about whether he can be objective in his new job.