Kentucky Coal Industry

White House Adviser Differs With Coal-Loving President

May 27, 2017

President Donald Trump has vowed to revive the coal industry and regularly promises to "put our miners back to work." But one of his top White House advisers apparently does not share Trump's affinity for coal.

Alan Lytle

Researchers from across the country are gathering at UK today to discuss economic opportunities from emerging energy technologies.  The Regional Energy Innovation Forum, sponsored by the UK Center for Applied Energy Research featured a keynote address from U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.

About 180 CSX employees will be furloughed or relocated after the company abruptly closed its Corbin rail shops.

Judge Rejects Coal Firm's Settlement With State

Nov 24, 2014

A judge has rejected a settlement between the state of Kentucky and a coal mining company.

State Cuts Back On Mine Inspectors

May 31, 2014

A budget cut in the state office that inspects the safety of mining sites is forcing a reduction in its staff.