coal-mining

COMMENTARY

I was a journalist from Coal Country. This is the Rich Trumka I knew | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - August 15, 2021

Trumka never wavered in his commitment to improving the lives of American workers battling on behalf of American workers until the end of his life.

COMMENTARY

What’s really driving coal power’s demise? It’s not what you think | Analysis

BY: - March 2, 2021

Contrary to popular belief, falling natural gas prices didn't accelerate coal power plant retirements. Here's what did.

COMMENTARY

As the coal industry shrinks, miners deserve a just transition. Here’s how to make that happen | Opinion

BY: - November 5, 2019

Economic and political trends are driving a shift away from coal. What kind of assistance do coal workers and communities need?

COMMENTARY

On its silver anniversary, Pa’s disastrous underground coal mining law has left a tarnished legacy | Opinion

BY: - August 5, 2019

Act 54 should not be amended to help the coal industry avoid responsibility and public accountability. Act 54 needs to be repealed and replaced.

COMMENTARY

The struggle for coal miners’ health care and pension benefits continues | Opinion

BY: - June 4, 2019

Any program moving the nation toward greener energy sources must include a lasting solution for coal miners, their families and their communities