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Our View: King Coal may have died


King Coal is dead. Long live King Coal.

Those might be the words coming from someone whose followed recent news about the coal industry in Wyoming. Mentioned in Sweetwater County School District No. 2’s budget introduction is a nugget of information telling of where coal is ranking right now. Citing data from the U.S. Energy Department, natural gas surpassed coal as the top source of electric power generation in the county last April. As natural gas is used more for electricity, the price for natural gas has started to stabilize from the seasonal volatility gas prices experienced when nat...

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