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Ohio Valley Coal Mine Executive Bob Murray Dead at 80

On Oct 26, 2020
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RT @BillWeirCNN: He spent his life fighting against miner protection, regulation and black lung compensation and in one of his final acts, he filed for Federal black lung compensation. https://t.co/O1cyb24lpY
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Robert E. Murray, the founder of Murray Energy Corp., once the largest privately-held underground coal company in the country, has died.

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On Oct 26, 2020
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RT @BillWeirCNN: He spent his life fighting against miner protection, regulation and black lung compensation and in one of his final acts, he filed for Federal black lung compensation. https://t.co/O1cyb24lpY
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Ohio Valley Coal Mine Executive Bob Murray Dead at 80

Ohio Valley Coal Mine Executive Bob Murray Dead at 80

Robert E. Murray, the founder of Murray Energy Corp., once the largest privately-held underground coal company in the country, has died.

Talk Is Still Cheap: Illinois Coal Collapse Looms

Talk Is Still Cheap: Illinois Coal Collapse Looms

President* Trump had fun at the expense of the US wind industry at a campaign rally last night, but the US coal market continues its long, inevitable slide

Bob Murray, Who Fought Black Lung Regulations As A Coal Operator, Has Filed For Black Lung Benefits

Bob Murray, Who Fought Black Lung Regulations As A Coal Operator, Has Filed For Black Lung Benefits

As a coal company executive Robert Murray fought mine safey rules on black lung disease. Now he seeks black lung benefits for himself.

Stunning photos show what it's really like to work deep underground in an American coal mine

Stunning photos show what it's really like to work deep underground in an American coal mine

Coal mining is a tough job — miners work long hours in harsh conditions, but it pays well and some people love it. Here's what it's like down below.

Bankrupt and dying coal CEO Bob Murray files for black lung benefits he always opposed

Bankrupt and dying coal CEO Bob Murray files for black lung benefits he always opposed

Bob Murray, ex-CEO of the now-bankrupt Murray Energy, has filed for black lung benefits, as reported today by West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Murray Energy was once the largest private ...

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Latest Coal Market News

Get the latest global thermal and coking coal market news from McCloskey from IHS Markit.

As Petrochemical Industry Extends Along Ohio River, Pollution Follows Close Behind

As Petrochemical Industry Extends Along Ohio River, Pollution Follows Close Behind

The R.E. Burger coal-fired power plant’s final day ended, appropriately enough, in a cloud of black smoke and dust. From 1944 to 2011, the plant generated

What the petrochemical buildout along the Ohio River means for regional communities and beyond

What the petrochemical buildout along the Ohio River means for regional communities and beyond

Good River: Stories of the Ohio is a series about the environment, economy and culture of the Ohio River watershed, produced by seven nonprofit newsrooms.

“We are back. The coal industry is back,”

“We are back. The coal industry is back,”

The demise of coal-fired power plants in Arizona and Kentucky shows how the president, despite promises to restore jobs, failed to counter the forces decimating the industry.

Media Guide: The Fossil Fuel Industry Players Setting Trump’s Energy Agenda

Media Guide: The Fossil Fuel Industry Players Setting Trump’s Energy Agenda

The fossil fuel industry has unprecedented influence on GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign. Here is what media should know about the fossil fuel lobbyists, executives, and ...