The Cost Of Coal's Decline On This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, in recent years, global market forces, governmental regulations and alternate energy sources like natural gas have reduced coal’s use around the world. We learn about the cost of coal’s decline in the state.

Also, in this show, we have the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in West Virginia, and we listen to our Mountain Stage Song of the Week, brought to us by native West Virginian John Ellison.

West Virginia Morning is a production of West Virginia Public Broadcasting which is solely responsible for its content.

Support for our news bureaus comes from West Virginia University, Concord University, and Shepherd University.

Appalachia Health News is a project of West Virginia Public Broadcasting with support from Charleston Area Medical Center and Marshall Health.

West Virginia Morning is produced with help from Curtis Tate, Dave Mistich, David Adkins, Eric Douglas, Jessica Lilly, June Leffler, Liz McCormick, Roxy Todd and Shepherd Snyder.

Andrea Billups is our news director. Eric Douglas was our producer this week.

Teresa Wills and Chuck Anziulewicz are our hosts.

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