Coal Fuels Brewpubs in Booming Wyoming as Kentucky Mines Misery

Coal Fuels Brewpubs in Booming Wyoming as Kentucky Mines Misery

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Of the 87 licensed mines in the county, just 27 are active, according to the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration. Harlan produced 4.6 million tons of coal last year, the lowest total since 1920.