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Metallurgical coal sits in a pile after being loaded onto a barge at the SunCoke Energy Partners LP Ceredo Terminal in Ceredo, West Virginia

Feds issue guidance on the cleanup plan for abandoned coal mines

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of the Interior has issued guidance for nearly $725 million in funding available this fiscal year for the reclamation of abandoned coal mines and cleanup of acid mine drainage. The guidance provides information for the use of funding from President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure package. It’s part… Read More

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The infrastructure law brings mine reclamation, clean water and broadband to Appalachia

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The bipartisan infrastructure bill that became law last month has billions of dollars in it for roads, bridges, airports and transit systems in the Ohio Valley. The law also addresses some of the region’s other pressing needs. The $1 trillion infrastructure law has the potential to deliver big improvements to Appalachia. It will help reclaim… Read More