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Can Wyoming make the switch from coal to wind? The Divided series



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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


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The acreage needed for sprawling wind "farms" makes them anything but green. One of the worst examples is the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre project, which will choke scenery over nearly 230,000 acres. It's an absurd invasion of open space, and tons of fossil fuels go into making it. https://falseprogress.home.blog/2016/08/29/windturbineslandscapes/
Politics is only a tiny piece of the decline of coal. Ultimately, it's the rise of cheap natural gas that's shutting coal plants down.
Trump will bring or keep coal he told WV and PA he would and WY is know different


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Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.

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Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.