Coal industry employment in Eastern Kentucky was 3,742 in 2016, while the total for Western Kentucky was 2,629.
Coal industry employment in Eastern Kentucky was 3,742 in 2016, while the total for Western Kentucky was 2,629. Photo provided
Coal industry employment in Eastern Kentucky was 3,742 in 2016, while the total for Western Kentucky was 2,629. Photo provided

Kentucky slides to 4th in coal production as nearly 1 in 4 jobs disappear

January 31, 2017 11:43 AM

UPDATED January 31, 2017 06:30 PM

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