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5 December 2008

Industry calls Bank of America coal policy PR ploy

Author: Associated Press

Bank of America says it will phase out financing of coal companies that predominantly use destructive mountaintop removal mining practices, citing concern for the environment. But the policy, buried in the company's Web site this week and barely...

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12 November 2007

Expanding the Mined [USA] [subscription required]

Author: Matthew Dalton, Wall Street Journal

U.S. coal miners sit at the crossroads of worker safety and the environment -- two major public-policy issues that pose threats to the industry as a whole, but offer opportunities for individual companies that can adapt. Increasing scrutiny of the...

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25 July 2007

Coal's Doubters Block New Wave Of Power Plants [USA]

Author: Rebecca Smith, Wall Street Journal

From coast to coast, plans for a new generation of coal-fired power plants are falling by the wayside as states conclude that conventional coal plants are too dirty to build and the cost of cleaner plants is too high... Coal plants have come under...

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2 February 2006

In wake of 2 more deaths, W.Va. mines heed governor's safety check [USA]

Author: Lawrence Messina, Canadian Press

At coal mines across West Virginia, miners started their shifts Thursday with lectures on safety following a request from Gov. Joe Manchin for all 544 mines to conduct safety checks before continuing operations. Sixteen miners have died in four...

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4 January 2006

Mine Where Explosion Occurred Was Cited for Hazards [USA]

Author: Bloomberg

Federal authorities issued 21 citations last year for a build-up of combustible materials at the West Virginia mine where 12 men died, according to U.S. Labor Department statistics. The Sago mine, owned by billionaire investor Wilbur Ross's...

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4 January 2006

White House Promises Mine Investigation [USA]

Author: AP

The White House on Wednesday promised a full investigation of the West Virginia coal mine disaster that killed 12 people. Congressional Democrats called for hearings to look into both the safety record of the mining company [Sago Mine, owned by...

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