Fri, Aug 18, 2017

America’s Other Coal Job, Ignored by Politicians, Is Dying Fast

Faje worked at the NRG Energy Joliet Generating Station.  Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
Faje worked at the NRG Energy Joliet Generating Station. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
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Bloomberg

A couple months ago, Donald Trump was cheering a new coal mine in Pennsylvania that will put 70 people to work -- good news for a president whose pledge to revive the industry helped get him elected. But a bigger group of coal workers has already suffered sweeping job cuts, and it’s bracing for more.

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