Montana Coal Town Fights For Survival

Montana Coal Town Fights For Survival

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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


About: Montana Coal Town Fights For Survival

Hey i live in billings and i say let coal die. You guys knew this industy has been doomed for decades now. Its not the goverments fault you guys are just trying to milk a dying cow. Time to accept the facts of the economy and move on.

Coal stock

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


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.