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Kentucky Coal Miners Still at Risk from Bad ... - Rhoads & Rhoads

Apr 4, 2018 ... Rhoads & Rhoads is no stranger to representing Kentucky coal ... Officials have since shut down the mine and inspectors have issued 15 state ...

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WSAZ Investigates: Tracking Coal Jobs Part 5

May 23, 2018 ... In Kentucky the number of jobs year to year is down slightly. ... to really gain strength and we've stayed pretty close to where we were. ... Since President Trump took office, the number of new coal mining jobs stands at 2,156.

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A prison could save this rural county in Kentucky - NBC News

Mar 22, 2018 ... He's helped former coal miners get retrained in other occupations, ... lost his $80,000-a-year job when a nearby United Coal plant shut down in ...

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Coal production and employment trends | Kentuckians For The ...

But starting in the early 1980s, the close link between production and ... Today coal mining provides about 18,000 jobs in eastern and western Kentucky, down from about ... Coal mining in eastern Kentucky also provides an important source of ...

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Kentucky Doesn't Have Any More Working Union Coal Miners - WFPL

Feb 26, 2015 ... The state's few remaining union miners were laid off New Year's Eve when Patriot Coal's Highland Mine in Western Kentucky shut down, the ...

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No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once raged - The ...

Sep 5, 2015 ... Coal mined from a Harlan County strip mine falls from a conveyor belt in Totz, ... And now the last union mine in Kentucky has been shut down.

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Kentucky coal mine officials charged with cheating ... - Courier-Journal

Jul 11, 2018 ... Federal charges allege that eight former coal mine officials faked safety ... before quitting in frustration about a year before the mine shut down.

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What Happens to the Land After Coal Mines Close? | DeSmogBlog

Mar 25, 2018 ... But the mountaintop removed to dig out the coal has not been rebuilt, ... a retired mine inspector and supervisor in Kentucky's Department for ...

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Coal jobs continue to disappear in Eastern Kentucky as population ...

Aug 1, 2016 ... Eastern Kentucky faces population loss and other challenges that ... the thickest seams have been mined out, creating higher costs to mine what's left. ... to close before 2019, according to the Energy and Environment report.

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Mine Safety - Kentucky Coal Education

Today, coal mining and the economy of Kentucky, have a close relationship. ... two types of underground mines, a vertical shaft is dug down to the coal seam.

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Coal Miner Killed in Kentucky's First Fatality of 2018 | Kentucky News ...

Mar 28, 2018 ... (AP) — Kentucky recorded its first coal mining death of the year when ... The mine was shut down after the death and inspectors have issued 15 ...

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Armstrong Coal Co. Inc. Will Shut Down Ohio County Mine To 'Rest ...

Oct 8, 2017 ... OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (Madisonville Messenger) - Armstrong Energy Inc., owner of Armstrong Coal Co. Inc., announced that it had reached an ...

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Mine closing wipes out many of Trump's coal job gains - CNN Money

Jan 10, 2018 ... Decision to close coal mine near the West Virginia-Pennsylvania ... Related: How this Kentucky coal town is trying bring its economy back.

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Helping Displaced Miners After the Closing of Two Western Kentucky ...

... since Patriot Coal announced the closing of two western Kentucky mines last ... Mining Complex near Sturgis - putting hundreds of coal miners out of the job.

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After Coal Mines Shut Down, Communities Are Hoping For A Prison ...

Mar 22, 2018 ... After the coal mines that drove the economy of Letcher County shut down, residents of this remote part of eastern Kentucky turned to a new ...

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Kentucky coal jobs down, showing no rebound under Trump ...

Nov 2, 2017 ... There were more coal miners on the job in Kentucky from July through September than in the same period a year ago, but the number dropped ...

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Eastern Kentucky Tries To Keep Former Coal Miners From Leaving ...

Sep 3, 2016 ... For a long time, coal was king in eastern Kentucky. ... Jake Bowen slips slowly down a telephone pole, his boots fixed with ... Many people have already fled the region in search of work, and in a close-knit area where families ...

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Armstrong Coal closing Kentucky mines; new owners of holdings to ...

Dec 22, 2017 ... Armstrong Coal Co. has filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification document with the state, saying it plans to close all of its mines in ...

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Coal Miner Killed in Kentucky's First Fatality of 2018 | WKU Public Radio

Mar 28, 2018 ... Kentucky recorded its first coal mining death of the year when a ... The mine was shut down after the death and inspectors have issued 15 state ...

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Solar Plans for a Mined Kentucky Mountaintop Could Hinge on More ...

May 18, 2018 ... A plan to turn a played-out coal mine into the largest solar farm ever built ... Thanks to foot-dragging by Kentucky Fuel, a coal company that is .... For another, repairing the high wall involves more blasting, too close to allow the ...

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Harlan Co. man killed in mine accident - WKYT

Mar 28, 2018 ... Kentucky recorded its first coal mining death of the year when a ... The mine was shut down after the death and inspectors have issued 15 state ...

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LG&E and KU announces plans to shut down two coal-burning units in ...

Nov 14, 2017 ... Two coal-burning units in Harrodsburg will shut down in 2019, LG&E and KU ... Rules -- a body of regulations aimed at coal mining near streams. ... to shut down two coal-fired units in February 2019 at the Kentucky Utilities ...

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UPDATE: Coal miner's wife wants people to remember his kindness

Jul 12, 2018 ... The Harlan County coroner told WYMT that a coal miner died after an accident ... just past Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. ... The Associated Press reports the mine was shut down after Grubbs' death ...

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Coal Industry · UK Special Collections Research Center

In 1853, the Kentucky Coal Company was organized and opened a mine in ... and all mining operations among the numerous coal companies were shut down.

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Feds: Kentucky coal mine supervisors cheated on dust samples

Jul 11, 2018 ... Feds: Kentucky coal mine supervisors cheated on dust samples ... results on days the mine was shut down or not in operation, and one mine ...

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