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Atlantic Sees Buoyant Anthracite Market

Atlantic Coal Atlantic Coal, owner of an anthracite surface mine in Pennsylvania, believes worldwide prices for metallurgical quality coal used in steelmaking, including anthracite, may have bottomed out and are poised for a move upward.

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10 Miners Sue MSA for Defective Product

A group of West Virginia coal miners have filed a suit against Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) and a group of other companies with claims they used defective respirators that caused them to contract black lung disease.

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Denver Rally for Affordable Energy

Friends of Coal West, Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute, and at least 24 other organizations have come together to organize a rally to support affordable energy. It is scheduled to begin at noon on July 29 at Lincoln Park, which is across from the state capitol in Denver.

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EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold four, two-day public hearings, across the country on the proposed Clean Power Plan during the week of July 28. The hearings will be held in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Denver and Pittsburgh, and will provide the opportunity for people to comment on the proposed rule before it takes effect. The Washington D.C. hearing will be held on July 29 and 30. The Clean Power Plan seeks to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants.

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