House GOP urges Zinke to lift mining, drilling bans
Top House Natural Resources Committee Republicans renewed their demands for the Interior Department to inventory all the administrative bans on oil, gas and mining development on public lands.
Patrick Morrisey's 'clever way' to get more money from donors
The two cousins who help run Pennsylvania mining services firm Lee Supply Co. Inc., Shawn and Kevin Lee, each gave $3,000 to West Virginia Republican Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey on July 30. Another family member, CEO Michael Lee, gave the same amount.
Trump nominates former member of idle safety board
President Trump today nominated William Althen to another six-year term on the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, which currently lacks enough members to function.
Tenn. company latest bankruptcy
Mission Coal Co. filed for bankruptcy yesterday after failing to sell a major West Virginia mine and a legal spat with the family company of that state's governor.
White House eyes military bases as potential fossil fuel ports
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the Trump administration could use military bases to ship fossil fuels from the West Coast and circumvent environmental opposition.