Nationally-Recognized, Quality Local Journalism..

Click here to stay informed and subscribe to the Mountain State’s Trusted News Source.

Click #isupportlocal for more information on supporting our local journalists.


Learn more about HD Media

Congress Budget

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to reporters about the agreement he reached with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., following months of negotiations on health care, energy, climate issues, and tax initiatives, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Aug. 1, 2021. Manchin returned to the Senate after a week away to recover from COVID-19.

On one side are coal companies decrying what they view as an existential threat.

On the other side are black lung-afflicted coal miners fighting for their lives.

Mike Tony covers energy and the environment. He can be reached at 304-348-1236 or mtony@hdmediallc

.com. Follow @Mike__Tony on Twitter.

Tags

Recommended for you