Peabody Energy temporarily idling metallurgical coal mine in Alabama

The Missouri-based company said it is idling the mine due to weak demand and the operations' elevated cost structure.
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AISI urges 'essential' designation for US steel mills in coronavirus response

Pittsburgh — The American Iron and Steel Institute urged the Trump administration Wednesday to identify the steel manufacturing sector and its workers as "essential" in directives responding to the coronavirus pandemic.


PennEast Pipeline seeks two-year in-service delay, citing permitting

PennEast Pipeline asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a two-year extension to put its natural gas pipeline project in service after difficulties in obtaining permits and right of way in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.


DOJ: W.Va. governor's coal company may be unable to pay court-imposed sanctions

A U.S. attorney is seeking to depose employees and representatives of Justice Energy to help locate potential assets to satisfy a $1.2 million civil contempt sanction, but company lawyers suggested Justice Energy might be unable to pay.

W.Va. power plant amassed too much coal, wants permission to sell it

In a sign that some areas of the U.S. thermal coal market could still be flooded with coal, a power generator in West Virginia wants to sell its own excess supply to deal with a growing stockpile and a long-term contract with a nearby mine.

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