The Department of the Interior has announced the availability of more than US$260 million for states and Tribes to help stabilise communities hit hardest by the decrease in demand for coal energy.
A NETL-supported project at West Virginia University to extract economically and strategically important rare earth elements from Appalachian coal resources has reached new milestones.
Officials from southwest Virginia have mounted a last-minute push to oppose the possible early closure of one of the country’s newest coal plants.
Arch's Mountain Laurel mine has discontinued its longwall operations 3 months ahead of schedule, accelerating its transition to a room and pillar mine.
One of the three raw coal storage silos that feed Ramaco Resources’ Elk Creek plant in West Virginia, US, experienced a partial structural failure on Monday.
Mohegan Energy Trustees has acquired a West Virginian metallurgical coal operation from Met Resources through a US$100 million strategic partnership with Orion Energy Partners.
Officials from the US NIOSH, the OSMRE, the NMA and the Bureau of Land Management honour top safety, environmental and technology leaders in the mining industry.
The US Environmental Protection Agency is to hold a public hearing on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan later this month in Charleston, West Virginia.