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Virginia coal industry

W. R. Hibbard

Virginia coal industry

final report

by W. R. Hibbard

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Published by Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va. (617 N. Main St., Blacksburg 24061) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Coal trade -- Virginia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWalter R. Hibbard.
      ContributionsVirginia Center for Coal and Energy Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9547.V8 H523 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 46 leaves ;
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2496063M
      LC Control Number87620671

      This edition of Virginia Coal, published by the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, is a complete data reference and directory of all coal mining which occurred in Virginia during the calendar year It is dedicated to the many men and women of Virginia who owe their liveliehoods to coal, and to a healthy and productive coal industry. This statistic shows the coal-mining employment in West Virginia from to , by mine type. In , 13, people were working in West Virginia's coal industry in total.

        How the coal industry took over West Virginia In , a coal-industry lobbyist asked Larry Barker, who was the chair of the House Energy, Industry, and Labor Committee, to advance an industry. George D. Torok - "A Guide To Historic Coal Towns of the Big Sandy River Valley" (The title is a misnomer, as the book actually covers Mingo, McDowell and Logan Counties, as well as Eastern Kentucky and Southwestern Virginia) "History of the West Virginia Coal Industry" by Phil Conley () - The inspiration for this website.

      The Buffalo Creek flood was a disaster that occurred on Febru , when the Pittston Coal Company's coal slurry impoundment dam #3, located on a hillside in Logan County, West Virginia, burst, four days after having been declared "satisfactory" by a federal mine inspector.. The resulting flood unleashed approximately million US gallons (, cubic metres; Location: Pittston Coal Company's coal .   Coal mine output totaled 80 million short tons in , just over half of the million short tons in While the baseline forecast calls for statewide coal production to approach 89 million short tons in and remain in the upper 80 million ton range into the early s, the secular decline in demand for West Virginia coal will continue and lead to output .


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