James Conca of Forbes highlights the ways in which coal country can retool itself for the future.
Coal, which used to be the economic lifeline of coal country, has been largely phased out in America due to market forces and demand for cleaner energy. Despite coal not being used for energy as much anymore, there are still ways in which coal be economically beneficial for communities including mine restoration projects and finding innovative ways to use coal for things other than energy.
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