Peabody Energy, World’s Largest Private-Sector Coal Firm, Files for Bankruptcy


April 14, 2016 Headlines

The world’s largest private-sector coal company has filed for bankruptcy. Peabody Energy is at least the fifth major coal company to seek bankruptcy amid a decline in coal. The environmental group 350.org declared the move a “harbinger of the end of the fossil fuel era.”

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