The St. Louis-based company among the world’s biggest coal producers lost 61 cents per share in the July-through-September period.
Hundreds gathered to plant 1,000 white crosses in Kiener Plaza to honor the memory of those who died at coal mines operated.
Federal probe looks into St. Louis based Peabody Energy & Arch Coal practices, as well as others.
Ameren would not speak with KMOX. Instead, they released a written statement claiming great improvements have been made.
The world’s biggest private-sector coal company says net income totaled $42.9 million, or 16 cents per share, down from $274.1 million.
Peabody hurt by lower prices for coal and competition from cheaper natural gas.
Blagojevich Administration gets credit for environmental rule-tightening in 2007.
Commissioners approve plan despite challenges from Franklin County residents.
The transaction will give Peabody 100 percent ownership of the coal operation in Queensland, Australia.
Company regrets past violations…