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.
Arch Coal DownsizingSt. Louis based mining outfit says it will lay off more than 100 workers in Kentucky and Virginia.
Mine Battleground Heating Up Arch CoalSome 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.
Illinois Coal Plants Ahead of EPA Mercury RuleBlagojevich Administration gets credit for environmental rule-tightening in 2007.
Arch Coal to Mine Northeast WyomingArch Coal has submitted a successful bid of just over $300 million for the right to mine more than 200 million tons of coal.

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