Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike

Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike

This post was originally published on this siteKim Kelly Greg Pilkerton has been fighting for better pay and working conditions for 10 months. He explains why he and his union comrades aren’t giving up. The post Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike appeared first on The Nation.

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America’s Power Plants Are Low on Coal

America’s Power Plants Are Low on Coal

This post was originally published on this siteCoal piles at power plants have dwindled to their lowest point since the 1970s, and the race to build up inventories ahead of heating season has sent domestic thermal coal prices to their highest levels in more than a decade.

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General Electric to Split Into Three Public Companies

General Electric to Split Into Three Public Companies

This post was originally published on this siteGE said it plans to split into three public companies, focused on aviation, healthcare and energy, starting in 2023.

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West Virginia’s reliance on coal is getting more expensive, and Joe Manchin’s constituents are footing the bill

West Virginia’s reliance on coal is getting more expensive, and Joe Manchin’s constituents are footing the bill

This post was originally published on this siteDuring the winter months in West Virginia, Felisha Chase pays more for her electricity than she does for her home.

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