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Lexington Mayor Promises to Reimburse Coal Severance Funds
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Tuesday that coal counties will be paid back $2.5 million in severance funds that were used by the state to update Rupp Arena.
Plans Approved for South-Central Ky Coal Burning Unit
A plan to let a coal-burning unit at the East Kentucky Power Cooperative J.S. Cooper Generating Station in south-central Kentucky has won approval from the state Public Service Commission.
Kentucky Coal Production At Lowest Level in 48 Years
The Commonwealth's coal production is at it's lowest point since 1965. Video Video
Coal Counties Frustrated They're Funding Rupp Renovations
The state is sending money from coal taxes to Lexington Video Video
Rep. Andy Barr Says He's Offended By President's Climate Change Plan
Barr says the President's plan is a war on coal Video Video
Coal-Dust Standard To Be Debated At Miner Safety Conference
Topics will include the epidemiology of black lung disease among miners in Appalachia and proposed changes to federal mining safety regulations
Multi-Billion Dollar Deal Will Send Kentucky Coal To India
FJS Energy has signed a $7 billion contract with a company in India to supply coal from Kentucky and West Virginia to that country for the next 25-years. Video Video
Students Speak Out At Coal Rally
University of Kentucky students along with alumni voice concerns over coal at rally. Video Video
Utility Companies Reportedly Using Less Coal
New numbers show utility companies are using less coal, and that's affecting Kentucky jobs. Video Video
Massey Ex-CEO Reappears in Kentucky
Don Blankenship, who headed Massey Energy when an explosion killed 29 people in West Virginia, has incorportated a new venture in Kentucky.
Crash Leaves Fuel and 30 Tons of Coal on Versailles Road
Lexington drivers tried to steer clear of Versailles Road Saturday night near the Fayette and Woodford County line. Video Video
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