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Coal Dust

Labor Dept. Cuts Levels Of Allowable Coal Dust

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 04.24.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce bl...

Coal -- Not In Any Backyard

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
Allen Schmertzler

Art about hard issues is easier to take if it doesn't hit you over the head. Sculptor Bonnie Meltzer wants people to stick around to look at her art...

Lynne Peeples

Coal Battle In Pacific Northwest Has Global Fallout

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- The flyer and I landed in Matt Krogh's Bellingham office on the same October afternoon. I had stopped by to hear why he thought b...

Energy Giant Wins Lawsuit Over Coal Silo Near School

AP | By VICKI SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Jurors have rejected claims that a Massey Energy coal-loading silo built near a southern West Virginia elementary school exposed ...

Excessive Coal Dust Blamed For WV Mine Disaster

AP | TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Faced with a small methane gas fire that couldn't be extinguished in a highly volatile underground mine, at least two victim...

An Enduring Memorial for Slaughtered Miners: Criminal Liability for Reckless Owners

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

America needs its own statute -- an Upper Big Branch Law -- holding corporate managers and directors criminally accountable for ditching safety for dollars.