The coal industry has been suffering after natural gas prices dropped dramatically last year, but Peabody Energy Chairman and CEO Gregory Boyce said today that demand for coal from two major U.S. basins is expected to grow in the coming years.
Power plant demand for coal from the Powder River Basin, which encompasses two counties in Wyoming, and the Illinois Basin, which includes most of southern Illinois, southeastern Indiana and western Kentucky, is expected to grow more than 25 percent from 2012…
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