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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...
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....
The former superintendent of West Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge. Gary May of Bloomingrose faces up to five years in prison. Sentencing is set for Aug. 9. May pleaded guilty Thursday before U.S. District...
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- The owner of the West Virginia mine where 29 men died in an explosion two years ago on Thursday says it will begin to permanently seal the mine soon and finish the job by summer. Virginia-based Alpha Natural Resources, which...
Activists: Syrian troops launch major offensive in suburb of capital Damascus BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian troops are attacking a suburb of the capital Damascus in what they described as one of the most violent campaigns since the year-old...
Attorneys for Massey Energy now have until June 18 to formally respond in court to shareholders who say they were deliberately misled about the coal company's safety record. The parties agreed to the new deadline in a filing in U.S. District Court in...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- A lawyer for the estates of two Upper Big Branch miners says Alpha Natural Resources has settled wrongful death lawsuits with the families of all 29 victims of West Virginia's 2010 disaster. Virginia-based Alpha didn't...
Geithner says he is encouraged at progress Europe is making in addressing debt crisis PARIS (AP) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday he is very encouraged with the progress Europe is making in coming up with a plan to shore up the...
In a typical year, more than one-half of the electricity generated within Maryland comes from coal-fired plants. Most of these plants burn coal shipped from West Virginia and Pennsylvania. In communities all throughout the Appalachian Mountains, the...
The new year opened with a major feature story (The Washington Post, Jan. 4, “Longtime Tug of War On Mine Safety”) that brought back memories of history lessons about the “Progressive Era.” The story was a reminder that some things...
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,...
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