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End to Nuclear Plant Ban Signed by West Virginia Governor
The state has lost thousands of coal jobs as companies and utilities explore other energy sources.
Feb 9th, 2022
Biden's Plan to Spend $725M to Clean Up Abandoned Coal Mines
It is part of an overall plan to spend $11.3 billion in the U.S. abandoned mine lands program over 15 years.
Feb 8th, 2022
Plant Owner in Talks with WVU to Transfer Shuttered Facility
The plant closing left workers scrambling to find new jobs.
Aug 12th, 2021
Johnson & Johnson Settles Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit
The company agreed to a $3.9 million settlement with West Virginia.
May 4th, 2020
Judge Refuses to Toss Ex-Coal CEO's Conviction
The former coal CEO conspired to violate mine safety laws.
Jan 16th, 2020
US Christmas Tree Supplies Are Tight
An oversupply of trees about a decade ago caused a domino effect nationwide.
Dec 13th, 2019
Judge: Ex-Coal CEO's Conviction Should Go
Don Blankenship is the former CEO of Massey Energy, which owned a mine where a 2010 explosion killed 29 workers in southern West Virginia.
Aug 27th, 2019
Bankrupt Coal Mining Company's Assets Sold
Blackjewel obtained over $92 million in bids for its mines.
Aug 5th, 2019
Auction Set for Blackjewel's Assets
Multiple qualifying bids on the bankrupt coal company triggered an auction.
Aug 1st, 2019
Bidding Process Set for Blackjewel
The purchase could put hundreds back to work.
Jul 29th, 2019
Toyota to Create 600 U.S. Jobs
It marks yet another expansion of Toyota's U.S. presence, bringing to nearly $13 billion the amount it will spend by 2021.
Mar 14th, 2019
Pollution Met with a Shrug in Coal Country
One miner says the last thing people in coal country want is the government slapping down more controls on coal.
Sep 5th, 2018