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Lockdowns have shut off lights in offices and schools, sapping demand for electricity provided by coal-fired power plants.
In Governor Beshear's budget proposal, officials say returning every coal severance dollar back to coal-producing counties.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has shut down its last coal-fired unit at Paradise Fossil Plant.
Inmet Mining, the company that bought bankrupt Blackjewel, says it's temporarily halting its coal operations beginning Monday.
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.
Blackhawk Mining says it's closing three mines and two preparation plants in West Virginia amid weak global coal markets.
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
Cambrian Coal LLC plans to auction off most of its assets next month, if it gains court approval.
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.
Blackjewel LLC operates the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayre mines in the Powder River Basin and several other U.S. coal properties.
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.
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.
A coal investor has offered to purchase a Tennessee Valley Authority plant in Kentucky that's slated for closure next year.
President Donald Trump's vow to save the coal industry will be tested this week when a utility board he appoints weighs whether to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky whose suppliers include a mine owned by one of his campaign donors.
A report by the Tennessee Valley Authority says it no longer makes sense to keep burning coal at its Paradise, Kentucky, power plant, despite calls by state and federal officials to keep it open.
Americans are using less coal this year than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency.
GRANT TOWN, W.Va. (AP) - President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he'd roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power...
Community leaders are meeting in a Kentucky region hurt by the collapsing coal industry, seeking to help redevelop the area economy.
The Trump administration is preparing a plan to give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions.