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Editorial: Why the future of Appalachian coal may depend on India

The Roanoke Times writes that the future of Appalachian coal isn’t in America, it’s in India.

The C3 Take
  • Last year America exported 92.58 metric tons of coal.
  • In addition to coal, the United States is powering the world through our exports of natural gas.
  • Developing nations around the world are looking to modernize, which will take a lot of energy that the United States can produce.

“Brouillette, though, says ‘there’s a very bright future for coal.’ Why? Because coal exports remain strong and some of our biggest foreign customers are doing something we’re not — building more coal plants.”

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