Another big setback for the coal industry; Alpha Natural Resources files for bankruptcy protection

Another big setback for the coal industry; Alpha Natural Resources files for bankruptcy protection

By Anna Domanska - Aug 04, 2015

Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the biggest coal producers in the United States became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid a devastatin

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Duke Energy pleads guilty to causing coal-ash pollution, agrees to pay $102 million in fines

Duke Energy pleads guilty to causing coal-ash pollution, agrees to pay $102 million in fines

By Anna Domanska - May 15, 2015

Duke Energy, the nation’s largest utility corporation, pleaded guilty on Thursday to nine breaches of the federal Clean Water Act for the illegal discharge of potentially toxic c

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