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Cumberlands works to reforest surface-mined land

Site near Williamsburg, Ky., part of broad renewal effort.

Amid production woes, US coal deaths at historic low in 2020

Five miners died in U.S. coal mines in 2020.

Judge denies Blackjewel coal’s request to liquidate assets

Following protests in Harlan County, Kentucky

Coal magnate Robert Murray dies; he long fought regulators

Robert Murray died Sunday at age 80 at his home in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Barr says proposal would offset dependence on minerals from China

Proposal part of task force looking at China ad competitiveness.

UPDATE: Dozen urge state to hold KU accountable on Herrington Lake

Environmental groups, utility disagree on pollution, solutions.

Kentucky coal operator files for bankruptcy protection

Rhino Resource had purchased Blackjewel, assets will be sold again.

Coronavirus accelerates decline of slumping coal industry

Lockdowns have shut off lights in offices and schools, sapping demand for electricity provided by coal-fired power plants.

Eastern Ky. communities receive millions in Grants

In Governor Beshear's budget proposal, officials say returning every coal severance dollar back to coal-producing counties.

TVA plant in Kentucky halts last coal-burning unit

The Tennessee Valley Authority has shut down its last coal-fired unit at Paradise Fossil Plant.

Company that bought Blackjewel mines idling some miners

Inmet Mining, the company that bought bankrupt Blackjewel, says it's temporarily halting its coal operations beginning Monday.

Coal bankruptcy judge asks company to explain attorney costs

A judge is telling a bankrupt coal company to provide more information about over $73,000 in expenses accrued by its attorneys while miners awaited back pay.

Kentucky-based coal company to close West Virginia facilities

Blackhawk Mining says it's closing three mines and two preparation plants in West Virginia amid weak global coal markets.

Mountain Arts Center: Racing, Coal, and Art

Visit the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonburg, KY to tour their performance center coal exhibit, and art center.

Coal company compliance over wage bonds under investigation

Coal company compliance over wage bonds under investigation

Kentucky’s Cambrian Coal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Cambrian Coal LLC plans to auction off most of its assets next month, if it gains court approval.

Tractor-trailer hanging off overpass dumps coal on I-64

A stretch of eastbound I-64 in Clark County was closed overnight Wednesday when a tractor-trailer crashed and ended up hanging off an overpass, spilling coal on the interstate, according to the state.

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.

Third-biggest US coal company files for bankruptcy

The nation's third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy for electricity.

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations

All 23 companies are listed in the governor's most recent financial disclosure form and they operate in Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky.

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Transy students from Lexington, Georgetown earn Fulbright honors

Two Transylvania University seniors have won extremely competitive Fulbright grants to serve as English teaching assistants abroad.

State gets waiver of accountability requirements for 2020-2021 school year

The U.S. Department of Education has granted Kentucky a waiver of some accountability, school identification and reporting requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act for the 2020-2021 school year.

Fayette’s Bryan Station earns national ‘Green’ honor

Only a few schools nationwide earn honor

Project seeking signups for new McCreary food pantry assistance

Christian Appalachian Project is accepting sign-ups for a new food pantry in Parkers Lake starting April 26 through May 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.