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2011-03-10 16:17:00

JULIAN, W.Va., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that its Edwight Mining Company subsidiary won the Company's prestigious Bradbury Safety Award and that Sidney Coal Company won the company's coveted Green Miner Environmental Award for 2010.

2011-03-08 09:08:00

JULIAN, W.Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that its Highland Mining Company subsidiary has received a permit from the United States Army Corps of Engineers to begin operation of Highland's new Reylas Surface Mine in Logan County, West Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) The mine will directly employ 103 local residents for approximately 6 years and will produce approximately 1 million clean tons of...

2011-02-23 15:15:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that it received four distinguished reclamation awards.

2011-02-08 15:45:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Eastern operations earned four prestigious awards in West Virginia, including top state honors for surface mine safety and environmental care. The Barton B. Lay, Jr.

2011-02-08 10:10:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training and the West Virginia Coal Association recognized three Massey Energy Company operations with its Mountaineer Guardian Award.

2011-02-08 08:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Several affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) won safety awards announced during the 38th annual West Virginia Coal Association Mining Symposium in Charleston, W.Va.

2011-02-07 15:05:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Coal Group, Inc.

2011-01-13 10:54:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today its veto of a properly issued, valid Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 permit for Mingo Logan's Spruce No. 1 surface mine located in West Virginia.

2010-10-21 13:34:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that its Empire Surface Mine has achieved a major safety milestone by working more than 1,000 days without incurring a single lost-time accident.

2010-10-06 16:03:00

CHARLESTON, W. Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin (D) announced Wednesday the state is suing the Obama Administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for holding up the permitting process for coal mining operations in West Virginia.


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