Ukraine’s president vows to resume coal supply from east
Europe

Ukraine’s president vows to resume coal supply from east

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s president on Thursday, Feb. 16 pledged to resume coal supplies from separatist-controlled parts of the country after it was blocked by volunteer battalions, threatening to disrupt the country’s power supply. Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial east between government troops and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 9,800 people since April 2014. Despite … Continue reading

Virginia

Environmental group finds coal ash contamination in Chester

CHESTER, Va. (AP) — About a week before officials vote on a permit governing the drainage of coal ash ponds at the Chesterfield Power Station, an environmental group says local water samples contain elevated levels of lead and arsenic. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2cryiJC ) reports the James River Association and the Southern Environmental Law Center … Continue reading