Three miners remain trapped in an eastern Kentucky coal mine after flooding, but officials are working to free them. Energy and Environment cabinet spokesman Dick Brown says officials outside the mine have been speaking with the miners on telephones and the prognosis is positive. “We’re very optimistic that the three miners will be brought out… Continue reading Miners Still Trapped in Eastern Kentucky; Could Be Freed Tonight
A former mine safety analyst for the state has been indicted on 28 counts of falsifying reports about several mines, many of which are in Perry County.
Acting after the nation’s worst coal mine disaster in decades, federal agents inspected mines throughout the nation. What they found in Kentucky were hundreds of violations.
The U.S. EPA is proposing to revoke a Clean Water Act permit for one of the largest surface coal mines in Appalachia: the Spruce No. 1 mine in Logan County, WV.
Thousands of gallons of water rushed out of an old underground mine in Leslie County late Saturday night. Although the flow has diminished to less than ten thousand gallons a minute, nearly forty thousand were gushing out earlier this week.