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Boonville, Indiana City Council, Alcoa Resolve Liberty Mine Dispute

The dispute involved Alcoa's desire to mine coal at Liberty Mine, in northern Warrick County, Indiana in order to power recently restarted potlines at the plant.

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Department of Justice Opposes Overturning Coal Baron's Conviction

The U.S. Department of Justice says a federal court should not overturn the conviction of former coal baron Don Blankenship.

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Miners, Family Members Share Sadness and Gratitude 50 Years After West Virginia's Farmington No. 9 Disaster

Famously, this disaster is inextricably linked to the passage of a sweeping series of reforms that empowered mine safety regulators and significantly improved mine safety.

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New Renewables Cost Data Shuts Door on Coal Power's CCS Escape Route

The latest power generation costs data from the consultancy Lazard reveals that the coal industry’s preferred climate escape route of promoting carbon capture and storage on coal power plants has disappeared as a financially viable option.

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Three West Virginia Companies Allege Mining Businesses Owe More Than $200,000

Raleigh Mine and Industrial Supply Inc., Blizzards of Virginia Inc. and Teays Inc. filed a complaint against Seminole West Virginia Mining Complex LLC and Seneca Coal Resources LLC for failure to pay more than $207,000 in unpaid and past due invoices.

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Memorial to Miners to be Unveiled in England

A sculpture of a coal miner has been created to stand in the center of St Martins near Oswestry, England.

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Report Cites Economic Development Opportunities at Abandoned Coal Sites in Appalachia

A new report shows that with a little innovative thinking, there can be life after coal by re-purposing abandoned coal mine sites.

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Arch Coal Net Income Surges on Tax Benefit

Arch Coal on Tuesday reported an 80% surge in third-quarter net income to $123.2-million, or $6.10 a diluted share, helped by a $45.2-million tax benefit. The third-quarter net income compares with $68.4-million, or $2.83 a share, in the prior-year period

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