COAL: W.Va. to receive $5.6M in federal aid for laid-off miners Published: Friday, April 25, 2014 West Virginia is slated to receive $5.6 million in federal funding for laid-off coal miners. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.