Murray Energy

After Murray Energy Bankruptcy, What's The Future Of Coal?

Nov 21, 2019
Jae C. Hong / AP

President Trump came into office promising to save coal. And coal jobs.

Instead, America’s coal industry has continued to slide. The question now is — how far will it go? An industry that once employed hundreds of thousands now has about 50,000 workers. Eight coal companies have declared bankruptcy in the last year.

Coal Giant Murray Energy Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

Oct 29, 2019
Jae C. Hong / AP

A major U.S. coal mining company, whose former CEO became a big supporter of President Donald Trump in his effort to save coal jobs, is seeking bankruptcy protection.