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Robert Murray

Elon Musk Burns Coal-Mining CEO Who Called Tesla A Fraud

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 10.10.2016 | Green

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Monday hit back at the head of America’s largest privately owned coal company, who called the electric auto manufacturer “a...

Coal Baron Promises Huge Layoffs, Then Tells Workers To Vote Trump

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business

Robert Murray, owner of the country's largest private coal company, wasted no time pointing the finger when he announced plans earlier this week to la...

Coal Baron Won't Get Charged For Allegedly Forcing Staff To Support GOP

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite the fact that Federal Election Commission staff found "reason to believe" that coal baron Robert Murray and his company violated...

Coal CEO Wants Court Date Moved So He Can Attend The RNC

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Robert Murray, the chief executive of coal giant Murray Energy Corp., is suing the head of the Environmental Protection Agency over new ...

Wisconsin Climate Change Gag Order Part of Multi-Front, Industry-Tied Attacks

Steve Horn | Posted 06.11.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

On April 7, Wisconsin's Board of Commissioners of Public Lands voted 2-1 to ban those employed by the agency from doing any work pertaining to climate change or global warming while doing public lands related work.

Did My Piece on Coal Baron Murray v. Fracker McClendon Suit Lead To Sealing of Court Documents?

Steve Horn | Posted 03.11.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Bob Murray, owner of American Energy Corporation Century Mine in Ohio, sued Aubrey McClendon for allegedly infringing upon his company's copyright in August 2013. He claimed McClendon commandeered the "American Energy" brand.

Another Arrest In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On Cop During Protest

Reuters | Laila Kearney | Posted 01.02.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - A fifth person has been charged in connection with assaulting two New York City police lieutenants during a political demonstration on the...

Coal CEO Blasts 'Insane, Regal Administration Of King Obama' For Regulating Emissions

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

Robert Murray, the outspoken chief executive officer of Murray Energy Corporation, compared the White House to the "Gestapo" and said that he is so wo...

Mine Worker Allegedly Fired For Not Donating To GOP Candidates

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business

A mine worker says she was fired because she did not donate to Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray's favored GOP candidates, according to a lawsuit filed ...

'Green News Report' - July 1, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.31.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big Coal baron says Obama's 'evil', attacks wildly popular new EPA emissi...

Blogger Asks Court: Dismiss Libel Case Over Article Linking Cuccinelli to Coal CEO Murray

David Halperin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
David Halperin

This morning, my co-counsel from the ACLU of Ohio and I filed a motion asking a federal court to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by Robert Murray, ...

Coal Company Now Hiring -- After Blaming Obama For Layoffs

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

The coal company that announced layoffs right after President Barack Obama's reelection now is hiring again, according to The New Republic. Murray ...

Robert Murray: Worst. Boss. Ever.

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

If you'd like to work at a large corporation that happens to have a bullying CEO at its helm, you're now expected to conform to the political agenda of that corporation with your vote and perhaps even with your own personal finances.

Romney Backer's Coercion Sparks Fright

The New Republic | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

IT IS BOTH a pundit's truism and a mathematical reality that Mitt Romney's path to the White House runs through Ohio. And that path, in turn, runs thr...

Public Health Care Enemy Number 1: Childhood Obesity

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

Dr. Robert Murray is not a person given to exaggeration or hyperbole. When he states that from a public health perspective, no issue is more important than that of obesity among children, we need to listen.

Public Health Enemy Number One: Childhood Obesity, Part Two

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

When Dr. Robert Murray states that from a public health perspective, no issue is more important than the future implications of obesity among children, we need to listen. And then act.

Blood Money: Will WVU Honor Coal Miner Heroes and Students or Violating Dirty Coal Barons?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

This might be the shameless story of the week: Either that, or West Virginia University president James P. Clements has a lot of explaining to do.

Max Follmer

Tougher Mine Safety Rules Clear Hurdle In House | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A panel of lawmakers investigating the August mine disaster that claimed nine lives at Crandall Canyon in Utah approved tougher mine safety rules Wedn...

Feds Fight To Keep Utah Mine Investigation Docs From Public

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Court proceedings of the investigation into the collapse of Utah's Crandall Canyon mine should not be made public, argue attorneys for the Mine Safety...

Utah Panel Considers Tougher Mine Safety Regulations

The New York Times | DAN FROSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the shadows of the Utah mountain where six miners were entombed and three rescue workers killed last month, a new mine safety commission will conve...

Mine Owner Murray Threatens Defamation Suits

The Salt Lake Tribune | Robert Gehrke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Crandall Canyon mine co-owner Robert Murray is threatening to sue a professor and an editor over what he claims were defamatory statements regarding h...