Update: 10 Arrested In Protests Over Patriot Bankruptcy

Photo Courtesy of St.Louis Post-Dispatch

Police arrested 10 mine workers who sat down in the street outside the headquarters of Peabody Energy. The workers joined about 800 protesters who convened in St. Louis to protest the bankruptcy trial of Patriot Coal, a spinoff of Peabody which filed for bankruptcy in July. Protesters say they are worried Patriot’s bankruptcy proceedings could jeopardize health care and pensions owed to them.

Read more in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch


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