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When the EPA Oversteps Its Authority, the Courts Must Act

Last week, the National Mining Association alongside America's Power asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to pause the implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon power plant rule.

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Impact of U.S. Labor Productivity Losses from Extreme Heat

Extreme heat makes it more difficult to perform physical labor. In the United States, this is particularly relevant for agriculture, mining, and construction, where a substantial share of production takes place outdoors.

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MSHA Final Report Issued for Fatality on October 2, 2023

On October 2, 2023, a miner died after he was pinned between a shuttle car and a coal rib.

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CoalProTec 2024 Workshops and Presentations NOW Online for Members

Log in to our web site at www.coalprepsociety.org.

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Bankrupted Mine Operator Ordered to Pay Back Wages

The U.S. Department of Labor says it has recovered $175,000 in back wages from a Charleston, WV-based coal company after the company denied 44 miners a final paycheck after laying them off and declaring bankruptcy.

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West Virginia Governor's Coal Company Settles With BrickStreet Mutual in Payment Dispute

The hits keep coming for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his coal companies.

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CONSOL Energy Showcased Massive New Campaign at the 2024 SME Annual Conference and Expo

CONSOL Energy announced its focus on the NotSoFast campaign at the 2024 Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Conference & Expo.

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Not So Fast, We Need Those Plants

Concern about its ability to keep the lights on has led FirstEnergy, one of the nation’s largest regulated utilities, to walk back the proposed closure of two of its coal power plants.

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