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Amid new Big Branch revelations, spotlight also back on Colorado coal...

New revelations this week that Massey Energy kept two sets of books at its Big Branch Mine, failing to report major safety hazards to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), have put the media spotlight back on coal mine safety around the country. Colorado coal mines have racked up millions in health and safety violation fines over the last decade, according to the MSHA.

Utah coal mine with Colorado ties shut down due to dangerous...

Federal regulators late last week shut down a Utah coal mine owned by a company that also owns Colorado’s West Elk Mine, citing elevated...

West Virginia mine accident highlights moves to boost Colorado coal industry

Recent moves by the both the Obama administration and Gov. Bill Ritter to bolster Colorado’s coal-mining industry come at a time when the obvious...

Colorado carbon capture projects move ahead with federal, state funding

A $3 million methane-to-electricity project at the Larimer County Landfill will use decomposing trash to provide enough power for about 900 homes and offset...