Coal-Fired Power Plants To Close After New Wastewater RuleClimate change isn’t what’s driving some U.S. coal-fired power plants to shut down. It’s the expense of stricter pollution controls on their wastewater.
20-Year-Old West Virginia Coal Miner Dies In Workplace AccidentA coal miner has died in a workplace accident in southern West Virginia.
Ohio-Based Coal Mining Company Seeking Bankruptcy ProtectionA major U.S. coal mining company is seeking bankruptcy protection.
Secretaries Perry, Zinke Discuss Trump Administration's Energy PolicyPresident Donald Trump is directing the Department of Energy to help bolster struggling coal and nuclear plants, among other things.
Ex-Coal CEO Asks Court To Toss Conviction In Mine ExplosionAttorneys for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship have made a last pitch to the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out his conviction connected to a 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 miners.
Corbett, Coal Interests Rally Before EPA HearingsMore than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia are rallying in Pittsburgh to oppose new proposed pollution regulations.
Pittsburgh-Based Charity Sending Water To W. Va. Residents Affected By SpillEven though it's hundreds of miles away, Pittsburghers are helping out their neighbors in West Virginia.
US Attorney: Feds To Probe W. Va. Chemical SpillThe U.S. attorney in West Virginia says federal authorities are opening an investigation into what caused a chemical spill that tainted a river and shut down much of the state's capital city and surrounding counties.
Budget Cuts Threaten Local Energy LabThe National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but -- working with local universities -- it's America's fossil fuel research lab.
No War On Coal, Energy Sec. Asserts In Pittsburgh Talk to coal industry executives and their political allies -- and you'd think President Obama and his administration are out to get coal.
Local Fire Marshal Training Dogs To Be Arson InvestigatorsA dog's sense of smell is said to be a thousand times stronger than a human's. So a well-trained canine can be a handy partner at a fire scene.
Fayette County Town To Fight Barging Of Coal Waste Some call it fly ash, the power industry calls it scrubber waste, captured in the combustion of coal in coal-fired power plants like Bruce Mansfield in Shippingport, Beaver County.
Another Take On Coal Power PlantsKDKA Radio's Mike Pintek talked with Steve Milloy of Junkscience.com.
Dan Marino Delivers Pizza to Pittsburgh
West Virginia Governor Talks About Miner Tragedy