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  • Coal company facing fines no longer mining in Ky.

    Oct 23, 2012· A coal company facing fines for water quality violations in eastern Kentucky says it is no longer mining coal in the state, and its financial problems have kept it

  • Author: Dylan Lovan, Associated Press
  • Coal company facing fines no longer mining in Ky.

    Oct 23, 2012· -- A coal company facing fines for water quality violations in eastern Kentucky says it is no longer mining coal in the state, and its financial problems have kept it from resolving a court

  • Laid off and owed pay: the Kentucky miners blocking coal

    Sep 18, 2019· About 1,700 coal miners in West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky and Wyoming were laid off without any notice on 1 July when Revelation Energy and it’s affiliate, Blackjewel Coal Company

  • Coal Companies Failing to Value Water Kentucky Waterways

    Aug 15, 2014· The second story was about a company that had been mining in western Kentucky’s coal field. What is now Elgin Mining Company (previously known by other names) had four mining permits in Muhlenberg and Crittenden Counties during the mid-2000’s. At those sites, the company destroyed several streams and wetlands and then failed to restore them

  • Kentucky says dozens of coal companies violating bond law

    The Kentucky Labor Cabinet has sent dozens of letters in the last three weeks to coal and construction companies that might be in violation of a state law requiring them to post a bond to protect

  • Six owners of Eastern Kentucky coal mines among top 10

    Nov 23, 2014· Coal operations in Eastern Kentucky accounted for six of the top 10 highest unpaid health and safety fines nationwide, according to an analysis by two news organizations.

  • Kentucky coal mine fined in 2012, penalty still unpaid

    May 07, 2013· Last year, a Courier-Journal analysis found that coal companies owed the federal government $73.6 million in delinquent fines as of the end of March, including $29.2 million owed by Kentucky

  • Coal Mines Keep Operating Despite Injuries, Violations And

    Nov 12, 2014· The mining company he and some partners once operated still owes $500,000 in penalties for the Kentucky Darby disaster. Napier also controls eight

  • Non-Coal Section Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

    The Non-Coal Review Branch of the Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement (DMRE) regulates and enforces the surface mining reclamation laws and regulations for non-coal mining sites in the state, which include limestone and dolomite, sand, gravel, clay, fluorspar, tar sands or rock asphalt, shale, surface effects of dredging river sand and gravel, and other vein minerals.

  • Coal Facts Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

    For a more interactive experience, please visit the Kentucky Quarterly Coal Dashboard. For a deeper look into Kentucky coal data, take a look at Kentucky Coal Facts. Coal Facts is produced on an annual basis and includes comprehensive county profiles and information on prices, heat and ash content for an entire year of production.

  • This coal company with ties to the Trump administration

    Apr 21, 2020· This coal company with ties to the Trump administration just got a $10 million small-business loan Hallador Energy hired Scott Pruitt, Trump’s

  • Vickery coal mine: serial climate vandal given go-ahead to

    Aug 20, 2020· It will no longer be a farming community in any sense, but a coal mining service centre. “It is clear the Planning Department and Berejiklian government has favoured the greed of a coal mining company over what’s best for the people of NSW, and our community will be paying the price for that for years to come,” Hunter concluded.

  • This coal company with ties to the Trump administration

    Apr 21, 2020· A coal company based in Indiana received $10 million from a federal loan program intended to rescue faltering small businesses from the economic ravages of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Insurers Divest from Coal Over Climate Risks Risk Management

    Nov 01, 2019· Furthering its previous efforts to limit coal investments, Zurich announced in June that it would no longer underwrite or invest in companies that generate more than 30% of their revenue from mining thermal coal, extracting oil from oil sands or mining oil shale, or that obtain 30% of their electricity from oil shale.

  • KY Coal Mine That Belonged To WV Governor Causes Damaging

    Nov 02, 2018· Elvis Thacker said he worried about what might happen, too. He and Laura Thacker had even considering moving so they no longer feel afraid when it rains. The federal Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement on October 13 issued a violation of its own against Kentucky Fuel: an imminent harm cessation order.

  • Employees laid off at Poplar Grove Mine in McLean Co.

    Feb 17, 2020· MCLEAN CO., Ky. (WFIE) Employees tell us several employees were let go Monday at the Poplar Grove Mine in McLean County. We reached out to Hartshorne Mining Group LLC in Rumsey, which is part of

  • McConnell’s coal record has become a hot topic in his

    Sep 24, 2019· Few still cling to the idea as coal as a savior — not even the state’s top energy official, Charles Snavely, a retired coal mining executive who works for Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.

  • 'Our paychecks bounced': US workers in limbo as coalmines

    Jul 22, 2019· Anderson said: “Hoops was buying up distressed assets from bankruptcies and companies trying to offload mines that were no longer economically viable, and basically created a coal company

  • One Of The Most Senior Level Former Coal Company Officials

    MADISONVILLE, Ky. United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced the charging of an additional former supervisor and safety official from Armstrong Coal, in addition to the 8 previous officials charged by a Federal Grand Jury, for conspiracy to defraud an agency of the United States government by deceit, trickery and dishonest means.

  • What Happens After the Mines Close? Sierra Club

    Jan 01, 2019· For the people of Harlan County, climate change threatens a kind of cultural and economic disorientation: The coal-mining industry they have relied on for decades is no longer a viable business. Already, coal's share of U.S. electricity generation has plummeted from half to less than one-third in a decade.

  • Kentucky miners' protest focuses nation's attention on

    Sep 23, 2019· HARLAN, Ky. — At its peak, the coal-train blockade conducted by laid-off Kentucky miners drew more than 100 people a day. It sparked stories in

  • US: Murray Energy files for bankruptcy, miners’ pensions

    Nov 01, 2019· Murray Energy is the largest underground mining company in the United States with 17 active coal mines in Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Utah and West Virginia. is no longer

  • Indiana coal company with ties to Trump administration

    Apr 21, 2020· The federal rescue measure was designed for companies with fewer than 500 workers, but Small Business Administration guidelines allow some bituminous coal mining

  • There's No War On Coal. There's A War On Coal Miners

    Yet a young miner like Greenwell can clear well above that, plus overtime, if he's lucky enough to have one of the coveted coal jobs in the area. The Kentucky coal industry employed only 12,000 miners in 2012, but it offers an average salary above $60,000, according to a report produced by the state Energy Department and the Kentucky Coal

  • Vickery coal mine: serial climate vandal given go-ahead to

    Aug 20, 2020· It will no longer be a farming community in any sense, but a coal mining service centre. “It is clear the Planning Department and Berejiklian government has favoured the greed of a coal mining company over what’s best for the people of NSW, and our community will be paying the price for that for years to come,” Hunter concluded.

  • Indiana coal company with ties to Trump administration

    Apr 21, 2020· The federal rescue measure was designed for companies with fewer than 500 workers, but Small Business Administration guidelines allow some bituminous coal mining

  • US: Murray Energy files for bankruptcy, miners’ pensions

    Nov 01, 2019· Murray Energy is the largest underground mining company in the United States with 17 active coal mines in Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Utah and West Virginia. is no longer

  • Interview: The Dangers of Opposing Mining in South Africa

    Apr 16, 2019· Fighting for a healthy environment in South Africa's coal mining communities can be perilous. Birgit Schwarz talks to Robby Mokgalaka, Coal Campaign manager at

  • There's No War On Coal. There's A War On Coal Miners

    Yet a young miner like Greenwell can clear well above that, plus overtime, if he's lucky enough to have one of the coveted coal jobs in the area. The Kentucky coal industry employed only 12,000 miners in 2012, but it offers an average salary above $60,000, according to a report produced by the state Energy Department and the Kentucky Coal

  • Toxic coal sludge pollutes Ky. town 10 years later Fox News

    Oct 10, 2010· The coal company, a subsidiary of Richmond, Va.-based Massey Energy, eventually paid $46 million for the cleanup, along with about $3.5 million in state fines and an undisclosed sum to

  • The Inez coal tailings dam failure (Kentucky, USA)

    *) On Nov. 26, 1996, black water from a Consol coal waste dam at the company's Buchanan No. 1 Mine near Oakwood, Va., leaked into old underground mine workings and blew out the other side. The blowout sent coal slurry gushing into a tributary of the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River at a rate of up to 1,000 gallons a minute (3.8 m3/min).

  • From Mountain Men to Miners

    “Company-paid policemen ruled the streets and sidewalks of more than two hundred mining towns and camps” in Kentucky coal country, according to historian Harry Caudill. 15 These powers were used extensively during the labor strife in Harlan County during the 1930s. The Troubles in “Bloody Harlan” They say in Harlan County

  • Sweden should keep coal in the ground, not sell it off

    Jun 02, 2016· The deal includes some of Germany’s largest coal mines and three of the top 10 most polluting coal plants in Europe. They are going to a deeply unattractive buyer EPH, a company hell

  • Burning Up People to Make Electricity The Atlantic

    Among coal miners, Harlan County, Kentucky, is known as "Bloody Harlan." The name comes from a series of United Mine Workers strikes and labor-management battles which ended in a

  • Consol cuts 233 jobs as US coal production falls to 1973

    Jul 31, 2020· The company also announced that it will no longer build a $60 million coal-refuse impoundment for the mine. The Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana, the largest coal producing region in the

  • Self-made Martin County native controls a huge kentucky

    Nov 16, 2013· INEZ — To the extent that this community has private enterprise, it’s mostly James H. Booth. Booth, 64, made his fortune in coal. Today he employs about 1,400 people in

  • Ninth Former Armstrong Coal Official Charged in Kentucky

    Ninth Former Armstrong Coal Official Charged in Kentucky Case. A federal grand jury also charged the nine Armstrong Coal officials with making false statements as to results of tests required to

  • Coal’s Decline Seems Impervious to Trump’s Promises The

    Jan 24, 2018· Nationwide, there was a 1 percent increase in coal mining jobs last year, to just over 50,000, mostly because of an increase in mining metallurgical coal for export to Asia. There was a net