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Decline of Coal Country: Industry Under Pressure Shedding Jobs

June 28, 2012

The State Journal — According to a recent posting by the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, coal mining employment has declined 1.5 percent over the last six months, but remains 11 percent higher than prior to the recession. Read