Japanese engineer makes case for U.S. coal exports
A Japanese power plant engineer this week backed a controversial coal export terminal proposal in Washington state to supply fuel for helping replace nuclear power since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi meltdown.
W.Va. coal exec indicted in alleged campaign fraud
A federal grand jury indicted a prominent West Virginia coal executive this week over accusations that he orchestrated a campaign donation scheme between 2010 and 2013.
McConnell, Rogers push bill to boost Appalachia fortunes
Two powerful Kentucky Republicans doubled down on a proposal to uproot the Appalachian Regional Commission as an attempt to better serve a poor region reeling from the coal industry's decline.
Bill would enact royalty, reclamation fee
Five Democratic senators yesterday reintroduced their bid to reform the nation's bedrock mining laws.
Coal exec faces questions about Murray ties, violations
Mine safety advocates are raising questions about the former coal executive President Trump tapped to protect the nation's miners.