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...
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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.
There's a storm brewing in Kentucky among coal companies and state government.
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.
To the long list of coal industry wrongs, we can now add another -- the falsification of their own pollution records.
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