Active and retired members of the United Mine Workers, along with labor and community supporters, will march and rally in downtown St. Louis on Tuesday.
The mine was shut down March 12 due to fire.
The gas industry brine processing facility GreenHunter Water proposes to build and operate in Wheeling would, in a sense, pay operators to take their clean brine back out with them.
Compressed natural gas has cost less than 60 percent as much as gasoline, on an energy-equivalent basis, over the past few years. Several public CNG stations are in development in West Virginia.
Driving, fueling and maintaining a natural gas-fired vehicle is essentially the same as a traditional vehicle. The difference is natural gas gets you there for less than half of the cost at current prices.
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va, has been working on behalf of coal miners since 1964 when he came to work in West Virginia as a VISTA worker.
DEP says industrial facility exemptions to air quality limits during startup, shutdown and malfunction should remain in the law. The Sierra Club says those emissions should be counted.
A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a federal judge was right to rule that the Army Corps of Engineers did its due diligence when it granted the permit under the Clean Water Act.
Peoples Bank of Marietta, Ohio, has formed a new department to provide financial resources to upstream and midstream energy companies, including those in West Virginia.
Interfaith Worker Justice and the Religious Leaders for Coalfield Justice claim that Arch and Peabody Coal are waging a war on the aging, ill and disabled.
A new report out from market researcher Navigant Research found a slight drop in consumer support for developing wind and solar energy.
The economies of five counties in southern West Virginia are moderately vulnerable to market and regulatory influences and to future declines in demand for thermal coal, and seven more are marginally vulnerable, according to a new report by a Morgantown consulting firm.
The bill, which was introduced but failed in 2011, responds to an appeals court affirmation last month of the agency's ability to rescind Clean Water Act permits that already have been issued.
Most states became less "energy intensive" from 2000 to 2010, using less energy to produce the same amount of value, new data show. Ideally, that doesn't happen by shipping manufacturing overseas.
Strengthening trends in domestic demand lead the agency to increase its production forecasts for 2013 and 2014, including for Appalachia, though nowhere near the highs of 2008.
SISSONVILLE, WV (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin held a symbolic bill signing Monday at the Sissonville Volunteer Fire Department. Tomblin had signed the bill into law on April 29.
State oil and gas regulators need to submit to reviews of their regulations by STRONGER, Inc., or feds could step in, West Virginian and board member Don Garvin will tell a Senate committee May 23.
Three deals in the past year that included 10 coal-fired power plants came in at far lower prices.
Interested in taking a spin in a natural gas vehicle? The public will have the opportunity to test a natural gas vehicle at a conference next week.
HUNTINGTON, WV — Natural Resource Partners L.P. sees a comeback for coal in the Powder River and Illinois basins, but less of one for Central Appalachia.
Scientist-entrepreneur Jay Whitacre, founder of Aquion Energy outside Pittsburgh, was very deliberate in his approach to a marketable grid-scale battery.
The company reported first quarter 2013 GAAP earnings of $0.47 per share, compared with $0.73 per share in the first quarter of 2012.
(AP) Residents are beginning to brace for change as the Illinois Legislature considers regulations that could set off a rush among energy companies to drill deep for oil and natural gas.
West Liberty University's Highlands Center will show the documentary "FrackNation," at 6:30 May 6.
(AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 10 this week to 1,764.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A new rule set for approval by the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission requiring some disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing has been withdrawn at the request of industry giant Halliburton.
The Environmental Protection Agency said it has improved its review of conflict of interest for contractor-managed peer reviews.
Some residents don't like the site, a mile up the Ohio River from the city's drinking water intake. The company said there are safeguards, and using barges would reduce the considerable truck traffic.
Alpha Natural Resources reported a net loss of $111 million in first three months of 2013, but touted strong operational execution and safety performance.
More than 80 percent of proposed new capacity for making ethylene is in the Gulf region. Pipelines coming online 2013-15 will send a lot of ethane out of the Marcellus before a cracker can be built.