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Kentucky officials worry bankrupt mines may abandon cleanup

Officials say Blackjewel LLC and Revelation Energy might leave taxpayers with a bill for millions in mine reclamation costs.

Labor Cabinet requesting bond payment from coal companies

The Kentucky Labor Cabinet has sent letters to coal and construction companies that might be in violation of a state law that requires a bond to cover employee wages.

Report: Blackjewel didn’t comply with state law protecting miners from cold paychecks

If Blackjewel complied with state law, there could have been money in place to cover the miners’ last two paychecks, according to an attorney representing the miners.

Blackjewel miners block train full of coal saying no pay, we stay

A bankrupt coal operator is telling employees that it's working to resolve bankruptcy issues "as quickly as possible."

GoFundMe account set up to support miners after Blackjewel closure

Harlan County Community Action says it set up the GoFundMe account to directly help miners and their families meet immediate needs.

Class action suit seeks wages for miners after coal company bankruptcy filing

A former employee of Blackjewel LLC coal company filed a class action lawsuit on Tuesday, in an effort to recover wages for employees, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Operator of major Wyoming coal mines files for Chapter 11

Blackjewel LLC operates the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayre mines in the Powder River Basin and several other U.S. coal properties.

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5 years since Bardstown mom Crystal Rogers went missing

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