Governor Wolf approves $1 million grant for additive
Oct 15, 2018Governor Tom Wolf approved a $1 million grant support more training programs to United Mine Workers of America Career Centers, Inc., according to a news release. The training center, located in
Investing in Coal Communities, Workers, and Technology
communities, and spurring new jobs and industries. At the same time, they are impacting workers and communities who have relied on the coal industry as a source of jobs and economic prosperity- particularly in Appalachia, where competition with other coal basins provides additional pressure.
The World's Deadliest Profession Coal Miners Pay for
Coal mining has always been dangerous. Scores die each year in mining accidents in the US. by mine owners and provincial officials who often have a personal financial stake in these lucrative operations and the prosperity they bring to the rural communities where the mines are located. Communities Queer Voices Women Black Voices Latino
New initiative to help coal workers transition to clean
May 22, 2015Last year, the U.S. Department of Labor began giving out grants to help coal mining workers transition to clean economy jobs, and now that program is being expanded.. It started with $11.3 million in a National Emergency Grant to fund job training and job search assistance for people laid off from Kentucky mines.
By 1916, Ernest was a thriving mining community with a school, two churches, a barbershop, and a company store so large that it served as a warehouse for all other company stores in Indiana County. But men who mine coal work closely with death, and accidents and explosions are a part of the history of every mining town.
Trump Signs Attack on Clean Water into Law Earthjustice
Trump Signs Attack on Clean Water into Law Refusing to hold coal companies accountable for stream destruction, contamination Dal-Tex mountaintop removal mine near the community of Spruce Valley, Pigeon Roost Hollow West ia.
steady decline. Figure 3 and Figure 4 clearly show that the coal mining industry is not as lucrative as it once was. Both the number of coal mining establishments and employees has significantly dropped since the year 1978. This depression in the industry has resulted in less economic prosperity and more hardships for the residents of Wise County.
May 17, 2010Media Contacts. "The fact that coal companies can blast away the tops of 500 of the oldest and most biodiverse mountains on the continent shows an utter disrespect for the communities that have to live with the destruction of their land, air and
Aug 26, 2017Which brings us back to the US coal industry. It is instructive, as coal mining companies go bankrupt and coal plants shut down, to watch as industry leaders vigorously shed their purported free
Expected Economic Impact of Proposed Coal Mine in Bledsoe
local costs to determine if mining in fact brings sufficient benefits to merit the decision to approve a mine. This briefing explores some of the likely benefits and costs of a mine proposed by the Highlands Coal Company in the Hendon Community of Bledsoe County, Tennessee to help
When Land Is Lost, Do We Eat Coal? Coal Mining and
The report, "When Land Is Lost, Do We Eat Coal?" Coal Mining and Violations of Adivasi Rights in India, traces how Coal India subsidiaries, central government ministries and state government authorities in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha failed to ensure meaningful consultation with Adivasi communities on land acquisition
The Face of Decline The Pennsylvania Anthracite Region in
Mining was, of course, extremely dangerous, but beginning in 1889, Pennsylvania law required miners (workers at the coal face) to pass a safety examination and have two years' prior experience as mine laborers — a law that probably enhanced safety and incidentally made it more difficult for coal operators to replace strikers.
The President's Budget Fiscal Year 2016 Investing in Coal
Investing in Coal Communities, Workers, and Technology The POWER Plan . This Budget shows what we can do if we invest in America's future and commit to an economy that rewards hard work, generates rising incomes, and allows everyone to share in the prosperity of a growing America. It lays out a strategy to strengthen our middle
Jul 12, 2017Coal or no coal A balancing act for MDBs In August last year, South African President Jacob Zuma opened the first generating unit of the Medupi Power Project, which is expected to be the fourth biggest coal-fired power plant in the Southern Hemisphere when fully operational.
to the prosperity of the community, as well as making a positive contribution to the prosperity of the community in East Kutai district includes the province of East Kalimantan. On the one hand the existence of coal mining companies bring tremendous negative impact to the Indonesian government and society.
'Off The Model' resistant spaces, school disaffection and
Reviewing the ethnographic data in the light of a sociological and historical literature that attests to the exceptional nature of coal-mining communities, I suggest that such exceptionality impacts on young people's dispositions towards the educational project as a
Dennis, N. Coal is our life an analysis of a Yorkshire mining community. 1956 Gildart, Keith. The Women and Men of 1926 A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales, Journal of British Studies, (July 2011) 50#3 pp 758759
When Land Is Lost, Do We Eat Coal? Coal Mining and
Mining operations by India's state-owned Coal India Limited, the world's largest coal producer, are shutting out indigenous Adivasi communities from decisions that affect their lives, Amnesty International India said in a new report published today. The report, "When Land Is Lost, Do We Eat
'A town needs its self-respect' new coal mine to open in
Indeed, this has been an issue in other recent proposals for coal mines. When then-communities secretary Sajid Javid quashed the planning permission for an opencast coal mine in Druridge Bay, Northumberland, it was widely reported to be on the grounds that it was incompatible with the government's climate change targets.
Coal Mining. Health effects from coal mining include the release of methane (CH 4), a potent greenhouse gas estimated to account for 18% of the overall global warming effect triggered by human activities (CO 2 is estimated to contribute 50%).; the release of carbon monoxide (CO) from explosives, which pollutes the air and poses a health risk for mine workers.