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Attorney: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Refusing To Pay Judgment in Coal Suit

West Virginia Gov. James Justice is refusing to pay a balance of $1.9 million on a judgment against him and one of his family-owned coal companies in a federal lawsuit, an attorney for a Pennsylvania coal exporter said Friday.

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King Coal Highway: The Good News, and the Bad

Although the project is a year behind schedule, construction is finally winding down on a section of the King Coal Highway project at Airport Road near Bluefield, WV.

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Announce Reorganization of Legislative Coal Caucus

State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-23, and Sen. Jim Brewster, D-45, along with Rep. Frank Burns, D-72, and Rep. Jim Struzzi, R-62, will serve as co-chairs for the Legislative Coal Caucus during the 2023-24 session, they announced on Thursday.

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EPA Carbon Rule Hearing Schedule; Sign Up By June 6

On May 12, 2023, the West Virgina Coal Association (WVCA) forwarded an analysis and link for EPA’s new Carbon Rule.

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LGBTQ+ Pride and Union Pride

June is Pride Month, and the Utility Workers Union of America is committed to creating a labor movement that promotes inclusion by ensuring safety and dignity for everyone on the job.

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Pakistani Men Trapped in Coal Mine Since May 4

Families and rights groups condemn the government after whereabouts of the two men are not known in Balochistan.

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FERC Testifies to the Importance of the Coal Fleet

The EPA charges ahead with its regulatory agenda aimed at driving the coal fleet off the grid, FERC was on Capitol Hill last week warning of dire grid reliability consequences from the accelerating loss of essential coal capacity.

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Coal Must Become Part of Speaker McCarthy’s Commitment to America, says Winberg

Steve Winberg, Chairman & CEO, Net-Negative CO2 Baseload Power, Inc. addressed the American Coal Council (ACC) on March 8, 2023 and brought the organization up to date on the Net-Negative CO2 Baseload Power Initiative.

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