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Opinion L.A.President Obama announced new EPA rules Tuesday that sharply limit the output of carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants. Not surprisingly, the mining industry objected. But it's wrong....
Julia "Judy" Bonds, a West Virginia environmental activist who garnered national attention for her homespun opposition to mountaintop removal coal mining, has died, the environmental group Coal River Mountain Watch said. She was 58 and had cancer. Bonds,...
Opinion L.A.On the 100th anniversary of the Triangle fire that killed 146 garment workers -- mostly young Jewish and Italian women and girls -- laboring in sweatshop conditions, we are reminded why it's so important to pay tribute to their tragedy.......
Mike Roselle is in his element -- fighting a controversial coal industry practice called mountaintop removal mining in the town of Rock Creek, W. Va. "I had to bail some people out of jail," the 55-year-old rumbles happily by phone from the office of...
Brand X Files: Melissa Etheridge and wife split. 8-year-old heroin dealer. Evil Clown stalks birthday kidsBrand XMelissa Etheridge and wife Tammy split: Couple separates after nine years and two children together. (People) Iceland's volcanic ash halts flights in northern Europe: Airspace was closed and flights were canceled in countries including Britain, Ireland,...
'Limbaugh Challenge' Re “Take the Limbaugh Challenge. I dare you.” Opinion, March 29 I can't tell if Andrew Klavan's piece is serious or satire. If satire, bravo -- it brilliantly captures the reasons why I can't listen to Rush Limbaugh for...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMassey Energy Co., the country's fourth-largest coal producer, has agreed to pay a $20 million fine to settle federal charges that it repeatedly dumped dangerous amounts of mine waste and sediment into creeks and rivers in three Appalachian states over...
Richmond Times-DispatchAttorney General Ken Cuccinelli received thousands of dollars more in gifts from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams over the past four years than he originally disclosed, according to amended statements of economic interests the gubernatorial candidate...
The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.For the fourth time since an explosion rumbled through a Raleigh County coal mine and snuffed out 29 lives, Sen. Jay Rockefeller is trying to make the industry a safer place in which to labor. Named after his onetime colleague, the senator titled it...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewAlong the ever-changing line where southward suburban growth abuts rural living, a Kentucky company's desire to reopen a coal mine in Washington County faces opposition from some residents who worry it threatens their bucolic surroundings along Mingo...
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The candidates for two seats up this year on West Virginia’s Supreme Court appeared split along party lines Wednesday regarding the need for a mid-level appeals court. The two Republicans, Jefferson County Circuit Judge John Yoder and Supreme Court...
Alpha Natural Resources has completed sealing the West Virginia mine where an explosion killed 29 workers in 2010. Alpha spokesman Ted Pile tells The Register-Herald that crews put the final concrete seal in place at the Upper Big Branch mine on...
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