"I'm not going to build new coal plants in today’s environment.”
Coal producers made a big, fat, losing bet on overseas demand. Donald Trump can't do anything to change that.
Working as a lobbyist, he said, was how he chose to take care of his family.
90 companies accounted for 65 percent of worldwide carbon emissions between 1854 and 2013.
Recent bankruptcy filings reveal that coal companies are still funding climate science denier groups.
This year, two energy companies that have each received billions of dollars in subsidies and financial support from the federal government are going into bankruptcy.
A draft environment impact statement that came out a few weeks ago on a proposed 40-mile-long coal-car railroad spur in southeastern Montana is at once both enlightened and shockingly ill-informed.
The crazy idea that a corporation should be able to force its pipeline, railroad, or other infrastructure for private profit onto an unwilling landowner when no meaningful public good will result is just that: crazy talk. Property rights should mean something.
The Labor Department has filed an application to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission to have Coots put back
Stephens sets down her chai. "Appalachia Is a very stereotyped place," she says, her tone turning serious. In the meantime
Just last week two coal-fired power plants in Southwestern Pennsylvania -- Mitchell and Hatfield's Ferry -- announced they would shut down by Oct. 9 rather than face expensive work to bring them up to safety standards.
When a kid snatches an old lady's purse, it's punished as a crime. But when a corporation manipulates bankruptcy law to deny thousands of retired coal miners benefits they labored their entire lives to earn, it's endorsed by federal court.
The United Mine Workers of America says the spin-off was designed to fail, and intended to enable Patriot to dodge retiree