Coal trucks passed behind Frank Dixon on Thursday near the Cumberland River Coal Co. Blue Ridge Complex mine in Letcher County where Dixon used to work. Dixon, 50, lost his job in December. He's worked in the coal industry since he was 21.
Coal trucks passed behind Frank Dixon on Thursday near the Cumberland River Coal Co. Blue Ridge Complex mine in Letcher County where Dixon used to work. Dixon, 50, lost his job in December. He's worked in the coal industry since he was 21. Herald-Leader
Coal trucks passed behind Frank Dixon on Thursday near the Cumberland River Coal Co. Blue Ridge Complex mine in Letcher County where Dixon used to work. Dixon, 50, lost his job in December. He's worked in the coal industry since he was 21. Herald-Leader

As world demand for coal surges, Eastern Kentucky output plunges

February 15, 2013 05:40 PM

UPDATED January 08, 2014 12:07 AM

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