15 Years Later: Former Gov. Schweiker Reflects On Quecreek Mine RescueIn 2002, what started out as a disaster became a miracle when nine coal miners were rescued in Somerset after being trapped for 77 hours underground at the Quecreek Mine
New Coal Mine Touted By Trump Opens In PennsylvaniaA new coal mine that President Donald Trump mentioned in announcing plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord has officially opened in Pennsylvania.
‘It's Not Going To Bring Back The Coal Industry’: Environmentalists Say Somerset Co. Mine Not Enough To Lift IndustryEnvironmentalists say the new Somerset County mine will be an exception and not the rule, and that the coal industry as a whole will continue to decline because of stiff completion from natural gas.
Specialized Coal Mine May Be ‘Economic Shot In Arm’ For Small-Town Somerset Co.They say coal is dead, but among the rolling farms of Somerset County, it's showing signs of life.
DEP Investigating Fly Ash Hauling A plan to ship coal waste on barges from Beaver to Fayette County is not going over well.