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Coal development in rural America

Wallace McMartin

Coal development in rural America

the resources at risk

by Wallace McMartin

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Published by U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal -- United States,
  • Natural resources -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWallace McMartin, Virgil Whetzel, and Paul R. Myers
    SeriesRural development research report -- no. 29
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14845761M

      COAL: A judge won’t dismiss a lawsuit questioning the financial health of West Virginia’s coal mine reclamation fund, which is at risk of being overwhelmed by the abandonment of more than mines last spring. (Charleston Gazette-Mail) ALSO: • A new report from a federal watchdog says workplace safety regulators aren’t doing enough to protect [ ].


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