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Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America, leads a protest march outside Peabody Energy Headquarters in St. Louis

Union Miners Rally Again on Peabody’s Doorstep

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–For the seventh time this year, thousands of United Mine Workers rally outside Peabody Energy, accusing the coal company of loading much of its union contract obligations onto a spinoff company — Patriot Coal […]

05/21/2013

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16 People Arrested at Patriot Coal Bankruptcy Hearing

The legal tussle being argued this week may be the most-contentious issue tied to Patriot’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

04/29/2013

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.

04/16/2013

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.

03/19/2013

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.

03/19/2013

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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.

02/26/2013

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 […]

02/13/2013

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.

02/08/2013

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Dozen Arrested At Peabody Protest Downtown

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

01/25/2013

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.

11/18/2012

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