Coal Industry

The practice of self-bonding, or allowing coal companies a "pass" on setting aside funding for mine clean up, is coming back to haunt some states as the coal industry struggles.
Jan 12, 2016   Wyoming Public Radio
The sudden collapse of the coal industry has been as swift as it has been shocking.
Dec 1, 2015   Billings Gazette
As the nation abandons old-school West Virginia coal, a scarred and cratered landscape remains. Can residents build a new economy and overcome the legacy of an often-brutal industry?
Sep 18, 2015   Grist
The mountains of West Virginia and Kentucky can much less likely to be stripped and gutted for the purposes of coal extraction that they were even a few years ago as natural gas continues its ascendance.
Jul 9, 2015   The Courier-Journal
The writing is on the wall for what's left of the coal industry.
Jun 2, 2015   Fusion
The state of Wyoming sees more potential than risk in financing coal industry infrastructure projects in the state of Washington.
Mar 11, 2015   KUOW
A familiar refrain: the EPA proposes new regulation of energy production, and the utility industry responds that new requirements will increase costs. The Center for American Progress recently looked back at how clairvoyant those claims proved to be.
Mar 25, 2014   Triple Pundit