These government-run auctions have cost taxpayers almost a billion dollars a year over the past three decades.
In the Bureau of Land Management's corrupt coal-leasing program, taxpayer-owned land is leased at "auctions" where companies like Peabody are often the only bidder.
Let's take a minute to mock the Romney campaign's stance on mercury and other toxic power plant emissions.
The complaint, filed by residents of a predominantly African-American community, argues that the landfill is a discriminatory violation of the Civil Rights Act.
The Senate is set to vote on a new regulation from the EPA. What does it all mean? We answer your questions.
A court found that Arch Coal had discriminated against Charles Scott Howard for his work exposing the company's safety issues.
The market for coal is drying up nearly as rapidly as the seams in Appalachia.
Over 90 mayors from several dozen states politely ask the EPA to hurry up and get rid of power plant mercury. If only it were so easy.
Utility executives may finally be realizing that coal's days are numbered, a new survey suggests. Already!
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