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August 19, 2019: A protest by a group of coal miners in Harlan County, Ky., has grown into a small 24-hour tent city.
August 16, 2019: The culprit named in the Dow's worst day of 2019 is the inverted yield curve. What is it?
August 15, 2019: The story of a mining project in Australia helps to explain why the world keeps burning coal despite the profound risk it poses to the future.
August 13, 2019: California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said Trump's effort to dismantle the Clean Power Plan undercuts efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
August 13, 2019: Republican states' lawsuits halted the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. Now Democrats hope to replicate the model.
August 10, 2019: Driven by a tech-industry vision of rural economic revival, Wyoming is requiring all of its K-12 public schools to offer computer science.
August 9, 2019: The president's administration used a controversial Obama-era measure called hot
August 9, 2019: With America's rural communities desperate for primary care physicians, some medical schools are eager to teach students about the benefits of small-town life.
August 8, 2019: The downfall of coal has produced an upsurge in poverty, despair -- and drug addiction, especially in Appalachia. What is the most effective way to handle such hardship?
August 6, 2019
August 4, 2019: If he survives a Senate confirmation vote, Pedro Pierluisi will oversee the privatization of PR's public power company.
August 3, 2019: Reality suggests that for all of the president's promises to coal miners, little has changed in the thirty-one months of his administration.
August 3, 2019: You can't miss it on the side of the highway.
August 1, 2019: The vortex carried coal dust hundreds of feet high. Here’s how it happened.
August 1, 2019: Decision will leave only four remaining coal plants powering British homesGerman utility giant RWE will close its last UK coal plant after the coming winter, leaving only four remaining coal plants powering British homes.RWE will close the Aberthaw B power station in south Wales at the end of March 2020 after half a...
July 31, 2019: Environmental groups say the decision was purely political and could result in the contamination of water supplies.
July 31, 2019: A dust devil-like vortex stirred things up in West Virginia.
July 31, 2019: A dust devil in West Virginia became a coal-nado when it swept near a surface mine and swirled coal dust through the air.
July 30, 2019: Miners on Tuesday blocked the tracks of a coal train in Kentucky for a second straight day as part of a standoff between a coal company that filed for bankruptcy and left nearly 400 workers without work and pay for a month.
July 30, 2019: The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed scrapping restrictions on arsenic-laden waste from coal-fired power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed lifting some regulations on coal ash, the residue left after...
July 30, 2019: COAL ASH: The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed scrapping restrictions on arsenic-laden waste from coal-fired power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed lifting some regulations on coal ash, the residue left after...
July 26, 2019: Wind power has surpassed coal for the first time in Texas, according to a new report.
July 26, 2019: West Virginia Governor Jim Justice said on Friday that since his state’s economy is growing, he's thankful that coal miners put candidate Hillary Clinton out of business in 2016 after she threatened coal miners’ jobs on her campaign trail.
July 25, 2019: Australia and Japan are building a trial coal-to-hydrogen facility as a first step to exporting the clean fuel in its liquefied form
July 23, 2019: Coal miners will press members of Congress to fully restore a coal excise tax that supports miners diagnosed with black lung. The tax was cut more than 50% at the end of last year.