After Blackjewel settlement, Virginia has coal mining permits no one wants

Much of Blackjewel’s former coal empire in Virginia remains in disarray, even as a federal judge signed off on a bankruptcy settlement this week. More than two dozen Virginia mining permits controlled by the company are in limbo, with a handful unable to find a buyer and most of the remainder locked in a dispute … Continue reading After Blackjewel settlement, Virginia has coal mining permits no one wants