Peabody Energy to Layoff 250 Employees DowntownOne of downtown’s largest companies is planning major lay-offs.
Worker Dies At Peabody MineSt. Louis based company says contractor was killed at North Antelope facility in Wyoming
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.
7 Arrested at Washington University ProtestSeven Washington University students have been arrested as part of a protest over the university's affiliation with the coal company Peabody Energy.
Charlie Brennan - Wednesday, April 16th - John Rooney; Dan McLaughlin; Mike Howard of Youthbridge; John PizzarelliCharlie 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.
Sit-In Participants Meet With Washington Univ. Chancellor"Students Against Peabody" continues push for school to cut ties with St. Louis based company.
Lawsuit to Protect Peabody Energy Goes to CourtA 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.
Peabody Reaches Deal With United Mine Workers Over Retiree BenefitsMiners 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.
Judge Dismisses Mine Worker Suit Against Peabody, Arch CompaniesLegal action sought to preserve benefits for bankrupt Patriot Coal's active and retired miners.
UMWA Members Approve Patriot Coal SettlementFriday's vote total was 85% in favor, 15% opposed.
Union Coal Miners Vow to Fight for their BenefitsThey lost in bankruptcy court, but thousands of union miners were back in St. Louis, holding a boisterous rally outside of Peabody Energy.
Union Miners Rally Again on Peabody's Doorstep