State Sees No Threat To Rare Species From Coal Mine's GrowthThe Maryland Department of the Environment says the growth of a coal mine near Grantsville is unlikely to threaten two rare aquatic species.
Md. Awards $93,000 To Abandoned Coal Mine ProjectThe state of Maryland is giving an Ohio engineering firm $93,000 to help reduce acid drainage from abandoned coal mines in western Maryland.
Feds Fund Food Production On Old Md. Mine LandThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is helping convert old coal-mining land in western Maryland into greenhouses to grow food for Frostburg State University students.
$100,000 Settlement For Coal Miners' FamiliesTwo families will split $100,000 in a settlement of a wrongful death suit brought after two coal miners were killed in a high-wall collapse.