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Coal Towns Face An Uncertain Future (NPR Podcast)

This NPR podcast discusses the economic difficulties for small towns caused by the decline of coal in the U.S., the subject of a recent Consumers’ Research article. In many cases, out-of-state utility companies own coal plants and, when they decide to leave, they are not on the hook for any of the lost revenues and potential damages their exits can cause.

 

Source: “Coal Towns Face An Uncertain Future. What Is The Country Obliged To Do?” (NPR)

 

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