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UMWA Protestors outside headquarters of Peabody Energy

Police Arrest Miners in Latest Protest Against Peabody Energy

A crowd of about a thousand United Mine Workers of America marched outside the federal courthouse in St. Louis, where the Patriot Coal bankruptcy case is being heard.


Mine workers from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia protested in downtown St. Louis Tuesday, urging a bankruptcy court to defend their retiree benefits. Police arrested 10 of them, for blocking traffic. Their union alleges that Peabody Energy dumped those benefits into a spin-off company, Patriot Coal, which is now bankrupt.

Patriot Bankruptcy Case To Begin Amid Mine Worker Allegations

Peabody Energy has denied it created Patriot Coal to fail, claiming the company had a “dream team” of management.



Peabody Says SEC Investigating Power-Plant Project

Securities and Exchange Commission served Peabody with a subpoena last month requesting information and documents related to the Prairie State project.


St. Louis Police warn UMWA protestors to move, or face arrest.

United Mine Workers of America Return to Protest Peabody Energy

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–United Mine Workers from West Virginia, Indiana and other states converged outside Peabody Energy Headquarters for a protest over the future of their health care and retirement benefits — with ten miners getting arrested […]


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.



Dozen Arrested At Peabody Protest Downtown

The nonviolent protest was organized to draw attention to Peabody’s mining operations in Appalachia and Arizona.


Peabody Energy production of coal

Coal Miner Killed In Southern Illinois

St. Louis based Peabody Energy says work at the Willow Lake Mine is halted for an investigation.


Peabody Energy production of coal

“King Coal” Hopes to Dig Out of Hard Times in November

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–If they wrote blues songs about the coal industry, they’d have plenty to sing about – as three major coal companies in St. Louis are under pressure from falling demand, tougher regulations and competition from natural gas. […]



Charlie Brennan: Peabody, Russ Carnahan & Amber Wood

Charlie talks with Vic Szec of Peabody Energy and Jeff Ordower, STL activist who is leading a protest at the Peabody shareholders meeting.


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Commerical Real Estate To Grow In 2012

The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors are projecting growth in most areas of commercial real estate.