US coal calls on government to save industry

The United States coal industry has asked President Donald Trump to "fix" the industry’s decline.
By Staff reporter 24 October 2017 0 28106

The United States coal industry has asked President Donald Trump to "fix" the industry’s decline.

"In the last seven years, 101 GW of coal-fired generating capacity has retired or has announced plans to retire. This catastrophic pace of retirements has caused cascading effects throughout the coal industry and industries that support coal," the National Mining Association and the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity said.

The statement came as part of a submission to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding Energy Secretary...