Massey Energy has settled a ten-year old lawsuit with hundreds of West Virginia residents over the company’s poisoning of drinking water supplies with coal slurry.
The Chicago Clean Power Ordinance, which never came to a vote last year, is being reintroduced in the Chicago City Council this morning. According to supporters, it has 31 cosponsors, which is more than enough votes to pass.
Becks and Catherine-Ann, the two young women who are sitting in trees to block mining at a mountaintop removal mining site in West Virginia, are now entering day nine of their tree-sit.
A new report from ICF International finds that up to 20% of the coal-fired power plants in the United States will likely be shut down by 2020.
Due to extremely high levels of methane, Vale will be shutting down a large Australian coal mine for the indefinite future.
In response to persistent safety problems, China is undergoing a round of safety checks of all railways, coal mines and bridges throughout the country.
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