Monthly Archives: October 2019

America’s largest private coal miner files for bankruptcy

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The slow death of the American coal industry has forced Murray Energy, the largest private coal miner in the United States, to file for bankruptcy protection Tuesday. Murray Energy’s bankruptcy has been telegraphed for years. More Info


House Natural Resources Committee advances miners’ pension and retiree health care bills

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(WASHINGTON, DC) The House Natural Resources Committee today passed HR 934, the Health Benefits For Miners Act, and HR 935, the Miners Pension Protection Act, by unanimous voice votes. The committee action clears the way for these critical bills to be voted on by the full House of Representatives. More Info


A MOVEMENT TO TRANSFORM COAL MINERS INTO BEEKEEPERS IS GREAT NEWS FOR THE PLANET

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AS COAL MINES SHUTTER ACROSS WEST VIRGINIA, A NONPROFIT IS HELPING UNEMPLOYED MINERS AND LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS MAKE MONEY BY RAISING BEES AND SELLING THEIR HONEY. IT’S EXTRA INCOME FOR THEM AND A BIG BONUS FOR LOCAL ECOSYSTEMS.