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Officials set 2-year study for WA coal trains

A consortium of federal, state and local agencies have decided to prepare a 2-year study on the local and statewide impact of exporting coal through Washington state terminal. Full story

SCE&G removes 280K tons of coal ash from Wateree

South Carolina Electric & Gas has removed 280,000 tons of coal ash from lagoons at a river near Columbia as part of a settlement agreement, an environmental group said Tuesday. Full story

Energy secretary: Obama committed to role for coal

President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Energy are committed to a role for coal in a national energy strategy, and they've backed it up with research spending, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday. Full story

L&L Energy shares soar on FY projections

L&L Energy Inc.'s shares jumped Monday after the coal company reported steep increases in profit and revenue for its recently ended fiscal year. Full story

Cliffs shares rise after better-than-expected 2Q

Shares of Cliffs Natural Resources jumped 9 percent Friday after surprisingly strong coal and iron ore shipments pushed the miner's profit and revenue beyond Wall Street expectations. Full story

Coal Stocks Improved on Cost Cuts Though Stocks Slump

The combination of slumping stock and reduced mining costs continue to provide intriguing entry points for coal stocks. Full story

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Consol Energy posts $12.5M 2Q loss

House passes bill on coal ash

Walter Energy shares drop 10 percent after slashing dividend

Sun kink likely caused deadly Illinois derailment

Peabody profit falls on lower prices, but beats expectations

Court: Coast Guard properly detaining coal ship

Feds sue coal company over $318K in unpaid fines

CSX predicts relatively flat earnings this year

CSX says 2Q rail profit chugged ahead 4 percent

W.Va. PSC to hear power plant purchase arguments

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Wick Moorman, CEO, Norfolk Southern, talks about the company's earnings miss. The company still had a lot of positives, but headwinds in the coal franchise and the ongoing malaise in Europe presented challenges. He thinks the full year will still come ...

  Obama's true coal colors

Coal stocks surged on increased power demand because of the heat wave across the East Coast. Why is the White House waging a war on this resource? Gregory Boyce, Peabody Energy, provides perspective.

  Truckers help drive CSX profits: CEO

The railroad company reported profits of $0.52 per share on revenues topping $3 billion. Michael Ward, CSX chairman & CEO, discusses the drop in coal volumes and where he sees growth prospects.

  Climate and coal in Kentucky Senate race

The Up panel discusses the GOP offensive on climate change and how the issue will play out in the 2014 Kentucky Senate race.

  The War on Coal

Kevin Crutchfield, Alpha Natural Resources CEO, weighs in on the decline in coal emissions and the White House's war on coal. "This is not only a war on coal, this is a war on Americans," he says.

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A coal miner protests during inauguration of Parador de Corias hotel in Cangas del Narcea
A coal miner protests during inauguration of Parador de Corias hotel in Cangas del Narcea

A coal miner holds a loudspeaker on his shoulder while chanting slogans at the entrance of the Parador de Corias hotel during its inauguration ceremony, which was presided by Spanish Queen Sofia, in Cangas del Narcea, northern Spain July 15, 2013. A group of coal miners jeered and insulted authoriti

A group of coal miners protests during inauguration ceremony of Parador de Corias hotel in Cangas del Narcea
A group of coal miners protests during inauguration ceremony of Parador de Corias hotel in Cangas del Narcea

A group of coal miners hurls insults at authorities during the inauguration ceremony of the Parador de Corias hotel, which was presided by Spanish Queen Sofia, in Cangas del Narcea, northern Spain July 15, 2013. A group of coal miners jeered and insulted authorities attending the inauguration of the

A group of coal miners shouts during protest at inauguration ceremony of Parador de Corias hotel in Cangas del Narcea
A group of coal miners shouts during protest at inauguration ceremony of Parador de Corias hotel in Cangas del Narcea

A group of coal miners shouts at authorities during the inauguration ceremony of the Parador de Corias hotel, which was presided by Spanish Queen Sofia, in Cangas del Narcea, northern Spain July 15, 2013. A group of coal miners jeered and insulted authorities attending the inauguration of the hotel