A rally held on the campus of Washington University on April 12, 2014 included the signing of a complaint scroll to be delivered to Chancellor Mark Wrighton's office (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Sit-In Participants Meet With Washington Univ. Chancellor

“Students Against Peabody” continues push for school to cut ties with St. Louis based company.


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sierra Club Sues Ameren

The club is trying to force the utility to reduce emissions at its three St. Louis area coal-fired power plants.



Arch Coal Posts Lower-Than-Expected 3Q Loss

The St. Louis-based company among the world’s biggest coal producers lost 61 cents per share in the July-through-September period.


4/16/13-Braving a downpour, hundreds of United Mine Workers of America members packed the auditorium at Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis Tuesday. It was their latest demonstration against Peabody Energy, Patriot Coal and Arch Coal, which they say are threatening to cut vital health care coverage for current and retired miners. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

14 UMWA Members Arrested During Rally in St. Louis

Hundreds gathered to plant 1,000 white crosses in Kiener Plaza to honor the memory of those who died at coal mines operated.


Arch Coal

No U.S. Coal Royalty Violations Found

Federal probe looks into St. Louis based Peabody Energy & Arch Coal practices, as well as others.


Labadie Power Plant

Labadie Plant Named One of ‘Toxic Ten’

Ameren would not speak with KMOX. Instead, they released a written statement claiming great improvements have been made.


Peabody Energy production of coal

Peabody 3rd Quarter Profit Plunges 84 Percent

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 2 Quater Earnings Slip

Peabody hurt by lower prices for coal and competition from cheaper natural gas.


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Illinois Coal Plants Ahead of EPA Mercury Rule

Blagojevich Administration gets credit for environmental rule-tightening in 2007.


Labadie Power Plant

Coal Ash Landfill Another Step Closer to Reality

Commissioners approve plan despite challenges from Franklin County residents.