Coal

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Coal giant Peabody Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday, signaling what climate advocates hope is a death knell for dirty energy. "Peabody Energy's bankruptcy is a harbinger of the end of the fossil fuel era," said Jenny Marienau, divestment campaign manager with the climate advocacy group 350.org . With coal in decline...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced notorious coal baron Don Blankenship to...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Ugly, shuttered strip mines leftover from coal's heyday are scattered across...