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  1. Landmark Settlement Reached on Conductivity Pollution from Surface Coal MinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WebWire

    ... on the heels of last week's announcement by the citizen groups that they are preparing a new lawsuit against Patriot Coal subsidiary Hobet Mining regarding conductivity pollution into the Mud River watershed from that company's sprawling Hobet 21 ...

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  2. Landmark Settlement Reached on Conductivity Pollution from Surface Coal MinesRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    ... on the heels of last week's announcement by the citizen groups that they are preparing a new lawsuit against Patriot Coal subsidiary Hobet Mining regarding conductivity pollution into the Mud River watershed from that company's sprawling Hobet 21 ...

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  3. W.Va. groups notify mining company of plans to sueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Logan Banner

    ... to file a lawsuit over pollution at the Hobet 21 coal mining complex in Boone County. The organizations told Patriot Coal subsidiary Hobert Mining in a letter Wednesday that they will sue if problems are not corrected within 60 days. Federal law ...

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  4. Sturgis Residents React to WARN NoticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | WEHT

    ... of coal miners searching for answers after getting potentially life changing news days away from Christmas. Patriot Coal has issued a WARN notice to workers at the Highland and Dodge Hill mines in Henderson and Sturgis. Together, the two mines ...

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  5. Patriot Coal issues warning about potential layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Patriot Coal issued a warning on Friday about possible layoffs at two western Kentucky coal mines. 670 employees at the Highland mine near Henderson and the Dodge Hill mine near Sturgis got the notice.

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  6. Deep in coal country, pondering future without itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    ... him. Many face that same difficult choice. In October, Scottie Sizemore took a job as safety specialist with Patriot Coal in the newly booming mines of western Kentucky. For more than a century, eastern Kentucky outproduced the state's western ...

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  7. When coal's no longer kingRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Daily Herald

    ... in to kiss 10-month-old Anastyn. "You all be careful." In October, he took a job as safety specialist with Patriot Coal in the newly booming mines of western Kentucky. For more than a century, eastern Kentucky outproduced the state's western ...

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  8. Patriot Coal warns of cuts at Union County minesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | KFVS12

    Patriot Coal Corp. is warning that substantial cutbacks at its two Union County mines could come in the next two months, affecting as many as 670 workers. The federal WARN act requires major employers to give 60-day notice of closures or significant layoffs.

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  9. Patriot Coal WARN Notices Could Mean Layoffs for Western Kentucky...Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | WEHT

    Patriot coal posted on its website it has issued WARN notices to all employees at the Highland Mine in Henderson and the Dodge Hill Mine in Sturgis. Patriot coal says on its website low natural gas prices along with EPA regulations continue to drive down coal prices, resulting in losses for several U.S. mines.

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  10. Patriot Coal WARN Notices Could Mean Layoffs for Western Kentucky MinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WEHT

    Patriot coal posted on its website it has issued WARN notices to all employees at the Highland Mine in Henderson and the Dodge Hill Mine in Sturgis. Patriot coal says on its website low natural gas prices along with EPA regulations continue to drive down coal prices, resulting in losses for several U.S. mines.

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  11. Patriot Coal Puts Kentucky Miners on Notice of Possible Job CutsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | The Washington Post

    Patriot Coal Corp., the U.S. producer of the fuel that emerged from bankruptcy a year ago, warned workers at its western Kentucky mines that it may make "substantial" job cuts. Workers at the Highland and Dodge Hill mining complexes received WARN Act notices, St. Louis-based Patriot said today in a statement, legally mandated alerts issued at least 60 days ahead of any closings or large-scale firings.

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  12. The Unwelcome Reality for U.S. Coal ExportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | TIME.com

    ... bottom line for many American coal companies. Some are in serious financial trouble. Two major coal producers Patriot Coal and James River Coal have declared bankruptcy in recent years. And more could be coming. Arch Coal, in particular, has raised ...

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  13. The Unwelcome Reality For U.S. Coal ExportsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | The Motley Fool

    ... bottom line for many American coal companies. Some are in serious financial trouble. Two major coal producers - Patriot Coal and James River Coal - have declared bankruptcy in recent years. And more could be coming. Arch Coal, in particular, has ...

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  14. More miners recieve layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Logan Banner

    ... announced the layoffs of 190 workers in West Virginia and Kentucky on Friday. A statement from St. Louis-based Patriot Coal says 130 workers have been idled immediately at its Corridor G Mining Complex near Madison. Bristol, Virginia-based company ...

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  15. Large mining companies make employment moves layoffs includedRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Big News Network.com

    ... Ruby Energy Mine in Mingo County. The company laid off another worker at a nearby prep plant in Wayne County. Patriot Coal has made moves impacting 130 workers at the Hobet Mining complex in Boone County. Patriot released the following statement ...

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  16. Alpha, Patriot Coal lay off 190 in Ky., W.Va.Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A statement from St. Louis-based Patriot Coal says 130 workers have been idled immediately at its Corridor G Mining Complex near Madison. Alpha Natural Resources says in West Virginia, layoffs involve 25 workers at a Wayne County mine, 22 at the Ruby Energy mine in Mingo County, and one worker at a Delbarton Prep Plant.

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  17. As coal jobs vanish, workers seek to retrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... BuckeyeXtra.com, BlueJacketsXtra.com and DispatchPolitics.com. Subscribe today! Miners seeking work with Patriot Coal in western Kentucky attend a job fair in Hazard, Ky. As jobs in eastern Kentucky coal mines decline, some workers seek mining jobs ...

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  18. Coal miner killed in West Virginia mining accidentRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... ident is the fifth mining fatality this year. The most recent, in May, was an accident called a coal burst at a Patriot Coal mine in Boone County. Two miners were killed in that accident.

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  19. As coal jobs vanish, miners search for new careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | O-R Online

    In this Sept 3 photo provided by Eastern Kentucky C.E.P., Inc., miners seeking employment with Patriot Coal in western Kentucky attend a job fair in Hazard, Ky.

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  20. As coal jobs vanish miners search for new careersRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... Network. In this Sept 3, 2014 photo provided by Eastern Kentucky C.E.P., Inc., miners seeking employment with Patriot Coal in western Kentucky attend a job fair in Hazard, Ky. The job fair was organized by the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated ...

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