Latest Surface mining Stories

2010-03-04 15:39:00

59 Projects Reclaim Communities, Improve Economic, Recreational Opportunities HARRISBURG, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's mine reclamation program made dramatic progress in 2009 by reclaiming abandoned sites that threaten health and safety and restoring streams poisoned by mine drainage, according to Pennsylvania Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger. Among the most significant achievements in the past year were contracts the department issued to reclaim nearly...

2010-02-08 12:02:00

ABINGDON, Va., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S.

2010-02-05 11:21:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc.

2010-01-07 19:09:18

Group cites extensive scientific evidence of permanent environmental damage and risks to human health.

2010-01-05 13:59:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced its understanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has advised the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that its concerns regarding the Hobet 45 permit have been addressed.

2010-01-04 14:37:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced the company has earned dual honors from the Indiana Society of Mining and Reclamation.

2009-11-16 07:52:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc.

2009-10-30 16:17:00

Projects Will Remove Safety Hazards, Improve Water Quality in Susquehanna, Ohio River Basins HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.

2009-10-29 15:02:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that its subsidiary, Patriot Coal Company, LP, has been selected to receive the U.S.

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