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Edwards Comments on Coal Revitalization in Region

October 12th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

A long-awaited revival is under way in beleaguered Appalachia communities where residents see the coal industry bouncing back after years of stagnation. In western Maryland and West Virginia, trucks are running again and some miners working seven days a week to keep up with current demand. Coal mines, long dormant after the industry’s collapse, are now buzzing again with activity. Many credit the resurgence of the coal industry to President Trump's aggressive, pro-energy agenda. State Senator George Edwards says the revitalization is being felt in Allegany and Garrett counties…

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