Coal Mine

climate change

EPA's 4-year plan says nothing about climate change

Diamond Naga Siu
10.12.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

“Dark Lord of Coal” says mine tragedy that killed 29 isn't his fault

Just a few weeks ago, Blankenship walked out of a halfway house after serving his one year sentence. He immediately launched a Tweet storm- blasting regulators, politicians and the government for his prison time and filed an appeal for vindication to...
Michael Moynihan
6.16.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

FBI considers inquiry into former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, John Kasich writes in a vote for John McCain, study finds that black passengers face ride-sharing discrimination, and more.
VICE Staff
11.1.16
Australia

Australia Is Letting the Great Barrier Reef Die Over a Lot of Coal

The Great Barrier Reef is dying, and only politicians can save it.
Sarah Emerson
4.6.16
environment

Two Years Later, Charges Laid in Massive Alberta Coal Mine Spill

A billion liters of coal slurry flooded the Athabasca River from a collapsed Obed Mountain mine tailings pond in Alberta in 2013. Now, the province's energy regulator has laid six charges against the company.
Meagan Wohlberg
10.21.15
Stuff

South Australia Is Killing Coal Power and This Town is Doomed

A renewable future won't need Leigh Creek, which is a town built on coal mining. We visited to see how the locals are facing the end.
Royce Kurmelovs
10.14.15
Coal

An Uncertain Future for the Navajo (Excerpt from 'Cursed by Coal')

In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Neha Shastry speaks with Joe Allen, a lifelong resident of the Navajo Nation, who is worried about living near one of the largest and dirtiest coal fired power plants in the country.
VICE News
3.25.15
Coal

Cursed by Coal: Mining the Navajo Nation

VICE News travels to the Navajo Nation to investigate how coal mining has affected the Navajo’s past, present, and future.
VICE News
3.19.15
Coal

Cursed by Coal: Mining the Navajo Nation (Trailer)

Coming soon: VICE News travels to the Navajo Nation to find out how its abundance of coal is affecting the future of the Navajo people.
VICE News
3.13.15
ukraine

Rescue Efforts Continue After Blast Kills Over 30 at Ukraine Coal Mine

While Wednesday's explosion was not caused by military conflict in the region, there is dispute over whether the ongoing armed struggle hampered responses in the aftermath.
Harriet Salem
3.5.15
News

David Pocock Fought the Law and the ARU Lost

The ARU's handling of a player's arrest at a coal mine protest was lame.
VICE Staff
12.3.14
News

Environment Be Damned, a Gamble Will Decide Future of Giant Australian Coal Mines

This week the Federal government approved what is expected to be Australia’s largest coal mining effort. Simultaneously, coal prices are dropping and other Australian mines are closing. Oh, also the reef is dying.
Girard Dorney
7.31.14