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America's Poisoned Prison
Is toxic dust sickening inmates in coal country?
King Coal Is Merrily Fiddling the Taxpayer
Mining companies on federal land are dodging their dues.
Photos: The End of a Coal Mine in Hungary
The underground mine, west of the capital city Budapest, has to stop producing coal at the end of this year in line with a European Union effort to shut down uncompetitive hard coal mines.
The Local Heroes Reopening a Coal Mine With a Revolutionary New Business Model
Former miners are attempting to start their own coal mine in a community devastated by pit closures
Polish Miners Block Russian Coal Imports at Border
Hundreds of Polish miners have blocked trains carrying Russian coal while local mines struggle
Leaked U.N. Report Warns of Irrevocable Climate Change
The world may already be approaching a temperature at which complete loss of the enormous ice sheet that covers Greenland would “become inevitable”
With 92% of Coal Ash Still Coating North Carolina River Bed, Duke Energy Declares Cleanup Complete
State regulators say trying to further clean up would do more harm than good
Duke Energy Wants to Pass on Pond Cleanup Charges to Customers
While it will pay for a recent leak, the company says its customers should bear the cost of other coal slurry storage
Weeks Old Coal Mine Fire Burns on in Australian Town
Elderly people, young children and pregnant women were advised to evacuate Morwell
Video: Second Pipe Leaks Arsenic in Water in N.C.
A 39,000-ton toxic coal ash spill has federal prosecutors asking questions