Author: Broghan Swart

Fact-check: Is Murray Energy the Nation’s Largest Coal Company?

Murray Energy Corp., a major player in the coal-mining industry, declared bankruptcy in late October, sending shockwaves across coal-dependent regions of West Virginia and neighboring states. In addition to putting coal employment at risk, the company is the last major employer contributing to the United Mine Workers of America’s pension plan.  With such a […]

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