The Decline of Coal: Understanding the Factors Behind the Demise of the U.S. Coal Industry

The U.S. coal industry has been in decline for several years, with production at its lowest level since 1978. In 2021, only 19% of the nation’s energy consumption will be derived from coal, down from 50% in the 2000s.

This transition has had a significant impact on the industry, resulting in the closure of many ...

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