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CHARLESTON, W.Va.— In what has become a painful exercise across Appalachia, Patriot Coal is again telling hundreds of West Virginia mine workers that they could lose their jobs. On Tuesday, the St. Louis- based company said it sent federally required warning notices to all 360 workers at its Corridor G mining complex and prep plant near Danville.
The crisis in eastern Ukraine has emboldened Europe and the United States to impose broad sanctions on Russia. But Europe finds itself in a precarious position, with almost a third of the natural gas the continent consumed in 2013 flowing from Russia, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Aug 6- Alpha Natural Resources Inc reported a smaller-than-expected second-quarter loss as the cost of selling coal in eastern United States declined 6 percent from the first quarter.
Aug 6- Coal miner Alpha Natural Resources Inc reported a slightly bigger adjusted net loss for the second quarter as coal prices remained weak. Alpha Natural is also being hurt by poor rail service in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, which is preventing the company from cashing in on an uptick in demand for electricity-generating coal.
Aug 6- Coal miner Alpha Natural Resources Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss as coal prices remained weak. Net loss widened to $512.6 million, or $2.32 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $185.7 million, or 84 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue dropped 21 percent to $1.05 billion.
July 22- Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, helped by stronger price realizations in the United States and higher sales volumes in Australia.
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The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday.
WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy.
WASHINGTON, May 28- A U.S. plan to curb carbon emissions from power plants is likely to come under attack this summer by industry opponents in a bid to stir voter anger ahead of elections in November, when voters in states such as Kentucky and West Virginia could decide whether Democrats keep control of the Senate.
WASHINGTON, May 28- This summer is likely to see a series of attacks by industry opponents of a U.S. plan to curb carbon emissions from power plants in a bid to stir voter anger ahead of elections in November, when voters in states such as Kentucky and West Virginia may determine whether Democrats keep control of the Senate.
May 9- Few if any of the big U.S. pension or college endowment funds appear ready to follow in Stanford University's footsteps and pull their money out of shares of coal miners or other fossil fuel producers.
May 1- Alpha Natural Resources Inc and Walter Energy Inc cut their production forecast for metallurgical coal, joining rival U.S. coal miners in tightening supply in a bid to drive up prices.
May 1- Coal miners Walter Energy Inc and Alpha Natural Resources Inc said they expected to ship fewer tons of steel-making coal as prices and demand remain low. Alpha Natural and Walter Energy's shares were down 3 percent before the bell.
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