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US Coal Industry

Coal Country Fights For Its Way Of Life

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green

By Daniel Trotta BEALLSVILLE, Ohio, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Leon Lieser has been a coal miner 49 years, his bent fingers testament to his fi...

Feds: Risks Remain At Some WV Coal Slurry Ponds

AP | By VICKI SMITH | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia regulators have made many changes to ensure massive coal slurry ponds don't fail from the bottom and flood un...

IMAGES: Coal Ads Over The Years

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 09.19.2012 | Green

Print and television advertisements promoting the U.S. coal industry and the viability of so-called "clean coal technologies" may seem more prevalent ...

'The Peak Has Passed' For Coal

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 08.12.2012 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — America is shoveling coal to the sidelines. The fuel that powered the U.S. from the industrial revolution into the iP...