Company Behind Proposed Wyoming Mine Aims To Find Other Uses For Coal04:30
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Part of the land where the proposed Brook Mine may be dug. (Cooper McKim/Wyoming Public Radio)
Part of the land where the proposed Brook Mine may be dug. (Cooper McKim/Wyoming Public Radio)
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The U.S. is getting less and less electricity from coal: Consumption is down almost 32 percent from a decade ago. Coal is losing to cheap natural gas and the growing market for renewable energy.

But in Wyoming, the owners of a new coal mine have a plan to use the coal for something other than electricity. Wyoming Public Radio's Cooper McKim (@coopermckim) reports.

This segment aired on July 31, 2017.

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