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Worker Dies At Peabody Mine

St. Louis based company says contractor was killed at North Antelope facility in Wyoming

06/04/2014

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States Move To Blunt Obama Carbon Plan

As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.

06/01/2014

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7 Arrested at Washington University Protest

Seven Washington University students have been arrested as part of a protest over the university’s affiliation with the coal company Peabody Energy.

05/02/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, April 16th – John Rooney; Dan McLaughlin; Mike Howard of Youthbridge; John Pizzarelli

Charlie with STL Cards’ Broadcasters John Rooney and Dan McLaughlin; Charlie and Debbie with Washington Univ. student protesters; with Youthbridge CEO Mike Howard; and with Jazz Vocalist/Guitarist/Pianist John Pizzarelli.

04/16/2014

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.

04/13/2014

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Lawsuit to Protect Peabody Energy Goes to Court

A plan to end all city tax breaks to energy firms such as Peabody, Ameren and Laclede Gas is the subject of a lawsuit slated for a hearing this morning.

02/07/2014

UMWA members raise their hand when asked how many veterans are in the crowd. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Peabody Reaches Deal With United Mine Workers Over Retiree Benefits

Miners have been loudly protesting at the base of Peabody’s downtown headquarters for months, after spin-off Patriot Coal filed for bankruptcy and put retiree health benefits in question.

10/10/2013

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Judge Dismisses Mine Worker Suit Against Peabody, Arch Companies

Legal action sought to preserve benefits for bankrupt Patriot Coal’s active and retired miners.

09/27/2013

UMWA Protestors outside headquarters of Peabody Energy

UMWA Members Approve Patriot Coal Settlement

Friday’s vote total was 85% in favor, 15% opposed.

08/17/2013

United Mine Workers rally in St. Louis

Union Coal Miners Vow to Fight for their Benefits

They lost in bankruptcy court, but thousands of union miners were back in St. Louis, holding a boisterous rally outside of Peabody Energy.

06/17/2013

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