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12/16/14Patriot Coal Provides Statement Regarding Incident At Highland Complex
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Eldridge, a 34-year-old employee of Highland Mining Company, LLC, was fatally injured today when he was struck by a coal hauler while working underground at the Highland mine, located near Henderson, Kentucky. Patriot is fully cooperating with state and federal mine regulatory agencies as they investigate this incident. About Patriot Coal Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) is a producer and marketer of coal in the eastern United States, wi... 
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12/05/14Patriot Coal Issues WARN Notices At West Kentucky Operations
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued WARN Act notices to all employees at the Highland mining complex located near Henderson, Kentucky, and the Dodge Hill mining complex located near Sturgis, Kentucky.  Together, the Highland and Dodge Hill complexes employ approximately 670 people and produced 3.9 million tons of thermal coal in 2013. Low natural gas prices, together with EPA regulations designed to curtail low-cost coal-fueled ener... 
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11/03/14Patriot Coal Provides Update Concerning Dismissal Of The Pattern Of Violations Notice At The Brody Mine
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued the following statement in response to Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission Administrative Law Judge William Moran's decision to dismiss the Pattern of Violations ("POV") Notice issued to its affiliate, Brody Mining, LLC ("Brody"), on October 24, 2013:  In his November 1, 2014 decision, ALJ William Moran dismissed the POV Notice issued to Brody, ruling that MSHA failed to meet consti... 
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10/07/14Patriot Coal Provides Statement Concerning Reports Issued By West Virginia Miners Health Safety and Training and MSHA
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued the following statement in response to the recent reports issued by the West Virginia Miners Health Safety and Training ("WVOMHST") and the Mine Safety & Health Administration ("MSHA") concerning the fatalities that occurred at Brody Mine No. 1 on May 12, 2014: "We have received and are currently evaluating the reports issued by the WVOMHST and MSHA.  However, we believe that both reports omit... 
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09/09/14Patriot Coal To Further Reduce Thermal Coal Production
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued WARN Act notices at the Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, West Virginia.  The Corridor G complex, which includes the Hobet 21 Mine and Beth Station preparation plant, employs 360 people and produced 2.3 million tons of thermal coal in 2013. Pursuant to the WARN Act, the Company today gave 60-day notice of potential layoffs to all employees that could be affected.  "The combinat... 
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05/12/14Patriot Coal To Temporarily Idle Highland Mine
ST. LOUIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) announced that its Highland Mine complex, located near Henderson, Kentucky, will be idling all coal production effective today due to a structural failure that damaged a portion of the Camp Preparation Plant on May 6.  The company anticipates that full production at the Highland mine will be restored by June 30, but limited production may be started earlier when the preparation plant is repaired sufficiently to re... 
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04/23/14Patriot Coal To Reduce Coal Production
ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued WARN Act notices at its Wells mining complex located near Wharton, West Virginia, and also at its Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, West Virginia.  The Wells complex, which includes the Black Stallion Mine, CC10 Mine, and Wells preparation plant, employs 450 people and produced 1.4 million tons of metallurgical coal in 2013.  The Corridor G complex, which includes the Hobet 21 Mine an... 
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03/31/14Patriot Coal Publishes 2013 Annual Report At Its Website
ST. LOUIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today announced that it has posted its 2013 Annual Report and Financial Statements to its website under the Investors tab at www.patriotcoal.com.  About Patriot Coal Patriot Coal Corporation is a producer and marketer of coal in the eastern United States, with 10 active mining complexes in Appalachia and the Illinois Basin.  Patriot ships to domestic and international electricity generators, industrial us... 
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02/07/14Patriot Coal Receives Reclamation Awards
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7, 2014 -- Patriot Coal Corporation today announced that it received two awards for exemplary reclamation from the West Virginia Coal Association. The following operations were presented awards: Apogee surface mine at the Logan County mining complex received the National Wild Turkey Federation Award; and Hobet surface mine at the Corridor G mining complex received the Ducks Unlimited Award. "At Patriot, being a good corporate citizen in the communities in which we operate i... 
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02/07/14Patriot Coal Receives Prestigious Mountaineer Guardian Safety Awards
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7, 2014 -- Patriot Coal Corporation today announced that it received three Mountaineer Guardian Safety Awards from the West Virginia Coal Association. The following operations received the award in their respective categories: Coal Clean preparation plant at the Panther mining complex; Fanco preparation plant and loadout at the Logan County mining complex; and Samples surface mine at the Paint Creek mining complex. Mountaineer Guardian Safety Awards are presented each yea... 
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