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More trouble in coal country: Health care at risk for 12,000 retired miners and their families   |   October 28, 2015
By Alec MacGillis, ProPublica John R. Leach worked for Peabody Energy Corp. in western Kentucky for 23 years. When he retired, he and his wife Rhonda relied on his pension and...

 

Big Coal's war on its workers   |   September 1, 2015
By Phil Mattera, Dirt Diggers Digest Fossil-fuel apologists have accused the Obama administration of waging a war on coal in its effort to cut power plant greenhouse gas emissions...

 

North Carolina: A banana republic for dirty energy interests?   |   May 3, 2013
Clean energy opponents turned to dirty tactics this week at the North Carolina legislature to advance a bill repealing the state's groundbreaking renewable power program. In...

 

ALEC staggers but will it fall?   |   June 1, 2012
By Phil Mattera, Dirt Diggers Digest Wal-Mart's decision to drop its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council is a milestone in the remarkable effort to drive...