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Donald Trump Has Only Delivered 1,200 Coal-Mining Jobs ...

Residents pray before receiving free groceries at the Five Loaves and Two Fishes Food Bank outside of the struggling coal-mining town of Welch, West Virginia, on May 20.

WV House lacks signatures for marijuana special session ...

Delegates concluded May interim meetings Tuesday without securing the 60 signatures needed on a petition to compel Gov. Jim Justice to call a special session for legislation to set up

WVCA - West Virginia Watershed Network

The West Virginia Watershed Network is a group of state and federal agencies, as well as nonprofit groups, committed to providing resources for watershed management in West Virginia.

Ten Horrific Disasters That Happened in West Virginia

It is not surprising that a coal mine explosion ranks as the top disaster in West Virginia. In fact, the Monongah mining catastrophe is the worst mining accident in United States history.

West Virginia Mining History Opening page

West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training. WV Mining History and General Interest

The Register-Herald - Official Site

Beckley, WV (25801) Today. Sunny. High near 80F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.. Tonight. A clear sky.

3 Rivers QUEST

West Virginia Water Research Institute; National Research Center for Coal and Energy; West Virginia University

Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust ...

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is revising the Agency's existing standards on miners' occupational exposure to respirable coal mine dust in order to: Lower the existing exposure limits; provide for full-shift sampling; redefine the term ``normal production shift''; and add...

History - Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

Background, by Dave Johnson In 1917 the U.S. Coal & Coke Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel, built the community of Lynch, Kentucky, then the world's largest coal camp.

Pa. coal country in national spotlight as new mine gets red ...

Time to celebrate. If today's grand opening is a first for a coal mine, perhaps it's long past due. Somerset has come a long, hard way to get here.

UMWA COMPAC Announces Endorsements for West Virginia Primary ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 28, 2018 UMWA COMPAC Announces Endorsements for West Virginia Primary Election [CHARLESTON, W.VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) West Virginia State Council of the Coal Miners Political Action Committee (COMPAC) today announced its endorsements for state legislative races in the West Virginia primary ...

Traveling WV: West Virginia Mine Wars Museum | WCHS

It was one of the most violent labor uprisings in United States history, and eventually became the largest armed insurrection since the Civil War. The mine wars in the southern coalfields of West Virginia were an ugly and bloody affair, now there's a muse

Our mining operations – ArcelorMittal

Our iron ore mining operations are located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Liberia, Bosnia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan. Our metallurgical coal mining operations are located in the United States and Kazakhstan.

West Virginia Coal Baron Won't Stop Saying 'China ... - Time

West Virginia Coal Baron Won't Stop Saying 'China People' in His Senate Ad

Coalwood, West Virginia - Official Site

Dan Traveling Videos Watch new video on the town of Pocahontas, Virginia. Click here to see video. See new video on Bramwell, West Virginia. Click here to see video.

25 Fun Things to Do in West Virginia -

The Exhibition Coal Mine is a seasonal activity in Beckley, West Virginia, featuring an underground mine, coal camp, museum, and gift shop. Thousands of visitors each year make their way to New River Park to take an underground tour in the vintage coal mine.

Coal Act - UMWA

The Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act (the "Coal Act") was passed by Congress and signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1992. It provides funding for health care benefits of UMWA retirees, their dependents and surviving spouses when the company they retired from is no longer in business.

The Mine Wars | American Experience | PBS

At the dawn of the 20th century, coal was the fuel that powered the nation. Yet few Americans thought much about the men who blasted the black rock from underground and hauled it to the surface. The Mine Wars tells the overlooked story of the miners in the mountains of southern West Virginia ...

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Register with us today and in less than 60 seconds continue your access to: Latest news headlines Analytical topics and features Commodities videos, podcast & blogs Sample market prices & data Special reports Subscriber notes & daily commodity email alerts

West Virginia Mountaineers football - Wikipedia

The West Virginia Mountaineers football team represents West Virginia University (also referred to as "WVU" or "West Virginia") in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of college football.

Toxic Minden cancer four times average chemicals fracking ...

Minden, West Virginia was once a thriving coal town in Fayette County. Today, deaths are nearly four times higher than the national average, which residents believe is owed in part to the dumping of PCBs by Shaffer Equipment, a now-defunct company that for decades churned toxic chemicals into the atmosphere while rebuilding electrical ...

'Remember Alabama.' President Trump Just Told West Virginia ...

President Donald Trump weighed in on the West Virginia Senate race, urging Republicans not to nominate coal baron Don Blankenship.

West Virginia Car Show, car shows and automotive events ...

West Virginia Car Shows and events. Find your car show and car related event near me.

West Virginia Tourist Attractions - Roadside America

West Virginia. Find West Virginia travel tips, stories, maps, videos and news for unusual tourist attractions and sights.

Coal mining |

Coal mining: Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth and from underground. Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel on Earth. Its predominant use has always been for producing heat energy.