Work is underway on a new Illinois mine that won’t produce a single piece of usable ore.
The Missouri lead mining company has contributed $10,000 to House Republicans after legislators enacted a law shielding the company from large liability judgments in some lawsuits.
Some 10,000 coal miners faced down a dug-in army of police and private security guards in a battle that left 16 men dead before the miners surrendered to federal troops.
Knight Hawk Coal Co. wants to lease a 160-acre strip of land at the edge of Pyramid State Recreation Area.
Company regrets past violations…