Hagerstown was nicknamed the “Hub City” during the heyday of coal and steam, a history that one can see in small scale at the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum.
The operator of a Barbour County coal slurry dam that hasn’t been certified by a professional engineer in more than two years has until June 3 to get the job done and to pay federal regulators more than $13,500 in fines, a federal judge says.
CSX Corp. says no one was hurt in a derailment of 73 cars on a coal train in western Maryland.
Maryland’s two westernmost counties are seeking state support for development of an “energy corridor” recognizing the economic value of the region<s natural resources.
State lawmakers from far western Maryland are fighting an effort to repeal a tax credit that rewards electric companies for buying Maryland coal.
An 82-year-old steam engine is riding the rails for the first time in decades in Frederick County.
The 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.
Two dead bodies were unloaded from a Florida freight train in a shipment of coal. One of them was a young man from Baltimore County.
The West Virginia Supreme Court rejected a request Tuesday to temporarily bar Massey Energy Co. shareholders from voting on a proposed $7.1 billion sale to rival coal producer Alpha Natural Resources.