Author: Brittany Patterson & Sydney Boles

Ohio Valley Coal Industry Braces as COVID-19 Impacts Electricity Demand, International Exports

As states across the Ohio Valley order the closure of non-essential businesses to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, coal mines will remain open. But as with many industries, the global pandemic is straining the coal sector, and some experts say the already-struggling industry could face intense challenges in […]

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Blackjewel Miners Block Railroad To Demand Pay From Bankrupt Coal Company

This article was originally published by Ohio Valley ReSource. Some coal miners left without pay by the bankruptcy of coal company Blackjewel LLC are protesting by blocking a coal train in eastern Kentucky.  The stand-off began early Monday when five miners blocked the train from leaving the Cumberland, Kentucky, plant. […]

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