by Katie Valentine Posted on June 6, 2014 Updated: June 6, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Kentucky $7.5 million to get unemployed coal miners back to work.
by Ari Phillips Posted on May 22, 2014
301 miners died after an explosion and fire cut off electricity to the depths of a coal mine in Soma, Turkey.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 14, 2014
Dozens more are injured and hundreds are still unaccounted for after a transformer explosion triggered a fire that trapped people inside.
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by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 10, 2014
West Virginia's eight black lung clinics may take a 40 percent cut in funding despite a recent resurgence in the disease.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 8, 2014 Updated: April 14, 2014
Power demand is growing rapidly across Latin America, including in Chile. The government there is trying to figure out how to provide it in a sustainable fashion.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 8, 2014
Global mining giant Rio Tinto has donated its nearly 20 percent share in the proposed Pebble Mine to local Alaskan charities.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 19, 2014 Updated: March 20, 2014
As Illinois increases its dependence on coal, residents fight back against new strip mines and spiking utility bills.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on March 6, 2014
The fire at Victoria, Australia's Hazelwood coal mine has burned for nearly a month now and blanketed the nearby town of South Morwell in pollution.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 5, 2014
A bill aimed at limiting the power of local governments to regulate frac sand mines is causing controversy in Wisconsin
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on February 22, 2014
In its final days, the Bush Administration scrapped longstanding rules protecting streams from coal mining spoils -- a federal court just tossed the Bush-era rules.