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Kentucky coal company faces federal charges for faking coal dust tests

Kentucky coal company faces federal charges for faking coal dust tests

A federal court issued an indictment against a coal company for falsifying coal dust tests. It could mean penalties and jail time.
Indonesia coal dust health problems

For residents of Jakarta’s port district, coal is the neighbor no one wants

Residents, officials and experts blame dust from a coal storage facility in Jakarta’s port district for a spate of health problems in a neighboring community.

Video: Mine workers arrested outside NYC BlackRock headquarters

Video: Mine workers arrested outside NYC BlackRock headquarters

Striking workers are demanding higher wages and better health benefits — and voiced concerns about the future of their union in the transition away from coal.
New WV mine brings old problems for coal community

New WV mine brings old problems for coal community

As a bump in demand for met coal brings some new mines online—for now—dust, noise and other problems beset some West Virginia communities.
coal ash contamination
www.michiganradio.org

Burning coal causes more than air pollution. Updated report looks at coal ash contamination.

Some coal fired power plants are being closed. Still, most of Michigan's utilities heavily rely on coal.

Lawmakers, union urge mine safety regulators to act on silica dust

Lawmakers, union urge mine safety regulators to act on silica dust

A group of Ohio Valley senators says a watchdog agency’s recent report shows that federal regulators must do more to protect coal miners from silica dust.
Coal stockpiles threaten public health
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Coal stockpiles threaten public health, ancient temple, in Indonesian village

For years, the residents of Muara Jambi village on the Indonesian island of Sumatra have had to breathe air polluted with coal dust from nearby storage facilities.

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