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Frasure Creek Mining

Coal Company Claims Financial Problems Are Preventing Water Violation Payments

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A coal company facing fines for water quality violations in eastern Kentucky says it is no longer mining coal in the state, an...

Mountaintop Removal Threatens National Treasure

Renee Hodges | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green
Renee Hodges

Fayette County is one of the most beautiful counties in West Virginia. If Frasure Creek Mining LLC is permitted to move forward, that would mean a total of over 3,000 acres of mountaintop removal.

Kentucky's Coal Cabinet

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

There's a storm brewing in Kentucky among coal companies and state government.

Big Coal's Watergate? Nation Watches as Clean Water Act Scandal Rocks Kentucky Court Today

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

According to many observers, the sheer number of fraudulent acts and mind-boggling oversights could turn this case into Big Coal's Watergate -- or Clean Watergate.

With Coal Company Polluters, It's Citizens Who Have to Force Clean Up

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

To the long list of coal industry wrongs, we can now add another -- the falsification of their own pollution records.