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Posts tagged coal mining

February 2, 2018


Alcoa Refuses To Sign Compromise Over Mining Regulations

The multi-national company anticipated working in Boonville’s Liberty Mine, but nearby residents were concerned.

March 31, 2017


Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ March 31, 2017

President Trump says his executive order will put miners back to work and a convenience store found a loophole in the state’s laws and is selling cold beer.

January 19, 2017


Indiana Joins Move To Block Obama’s Rules To Protect Streams

Texas and 12 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams.

October 6, 2016


Plan For New Knox County Mine Shaft Facing Opposition

A coal company's plans for a new mine shaft in southwestern Indiana is facing opposition from nearby residents.

September 26, 2016


Analyst: Holcomb Opposing Stream Protection Rule A Political Move

Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb is opposing a federal rule that would further protect waterways from the impacts of surface coal mining.

March 23, 2016


Indiana Mine Sold For Second Time Since 2014

On Tuesday, Indiana subsidiary Sunrise Coal purchased 14 million tons of coal reserves from the Freelandville Mining Complex in Knox and Sullivan counties.

October 30, 2015


Morning Headlines: Friday, October 30, 2015

After being on display for more than 92 years in South Milford, a historic WW1 era machine gun has been stolen from its display case in the center of town.

September 12, 2012


Peabody Mine Closing Affects Environment, Local Economy

A mine in Southwestern Indiana stopped coal removal operations last week and has begun an environmental restoration process.

September 10, 2012


Department of Corrections Trains Prisoners In Coal Mining

The Department of Corrections recently graduated its first class of students under its vocational training program for prisoners.

September 5, 2012


Peabody Energy to Close Vincennes Mine

Peabody officials say 230 workers will lose their jobs when the mine closes.

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