Coal giant Peabody Energy files for bankruptcy as 'new clean industrial era' gathers pace

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Coal giant Peabody Energy files for bankruptcy as 'new clean industrial era' gathers pace

World's largest privately owned coal producer files for US bankruptcy protection

Peabody Energy has today filed for Chapter 11 US bankruptcy protection, dealing a further blow to a global coal industry already reeling from low prices and tightening environmental regulations. The...

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