The coal mining industry had seen a decline in production and employment starting in 2010, but in a turn of events, the rising need for coal caused output to rise again in 2014, with employment following suit.
When anyone brings up the subject of mining in conversation these days, you can count on hearing one resounding “boo!” Check out this new strategy based in Wyoming’s mines that’s looking to challenge this knee-jerk opposition and promote eco-friendly coal mining.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intends to initiate wide-ranging reforms of its emission reduction policies, but for the citizens of Wyoming, the Clean Power Plan offers cause for concern.
With plans for development recently announced in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, this site has become a symbol to many of the conflicting imperatives of industry and conservation. It doesn’t have to be so — read on to find out how.
This year, West Virginia Coal Mining Association’s Annual Mining Symposium highlighted the mining industry’s biggest safety initiatives of the last half-decade. At the heart of the discussion was an increased emphasis on dust control in West Virginia’s coal mines.