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Transition: Coal Down, Gas Up

July 26, 2012

The Charleston Gazette — “… [I]n 10 years southern West Virginia could be producing almost one-third the coal it produced in 2009,” the state Center on Budget and Policy observed. Loss of two-thirds of coal employment would inflict severe hardship on a region already hurt by mine layoffs. Read