These men are in a mine cage, used for moving men and supplies up and down from the mine. (Credit: Sasha/Getty Images) Miners digging for coal in South Wales, 1931. For many generations, coal has been a big piece of the energy supply, still playing a role in the world economy today. It’s large deposits of coal and iron were one of the many
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Coal mining, under current US regulations, has significantly reduced the abundance and variety of fish, invertebrates, salamanders, and other aquatic life in streams, according to a new study from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
terms, and includes background information on the coal mining industry. The examples and the citations in this guide are based upon 2006 law. While some of the provisions of IRC sections 4121, 4216, and 6416 are explained, the primary focus of the module is not an in-depth explanation of the law, but rather a guide to audit issues. Coal Excise Tax
(Credit: Library of Congress) Coal mining was expanding at such a fast pace in West Virginia that mine operators needed to recruit from places as far away as New York City, often offering family homes to prospective employees as an incentive. (Credit: Public Domain) Miners living in "company towns" often had no alternative but to buy their groceries and mining supplies in mine
Federal coal subsidies are forms of financial assistance paid by federal taxpayers to the coal and power industry. Such subsidies include direct spending, tax breaks and exemptions, low-interest loans, loan guarantees, loan forgiveness, grants, lost government revenue such as discounted royalty fees to mine federal lands, and federally
May 06, 2015· WASHINGTON -- Bank of America is cutting off its financing for coal extraction projects, the company announced at its shareholder meeting Wednesday. "With regard to coal, over the past several years, we have been gradually and consistently reducing our credit exposure to companies focused on coal
A Republican lawmaker is proposing a tax credit that would subsidize the operation of coal-fired power plants. Rep. Larry Bucshon Larry Dean Bucshon Fix 340B drug discount program to increase patient access to treatment Bailing out the coal industry at the expense of the taxpayer Reforming