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Nearly 70 jobs lost as TVA closes Muhlenberg County coal mines - Report

Coal News - Published on Fri, 01 Mar 2019

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The Tennessee Valley Authority announced the closing of the Paradise Coal Plant in Muhlenberg County. This will cost a number of people their jobs and cut deeply into the area's economy. At the KenAmerican Resources, Incorporated Paradise Number Nine Mine 34 positions were eliminated from the idled operation. 16 more were cut from the Muhlenberg County Coal Company's Pride Mine. And another 17 jobs lost from the Western Kentucky Coal Company's Genesis Mine.

The Tennessee Valley Authority voted to shut down the last coal fired unit at Paradise Fossil Plant, the impact felt by several dozen in Western Kentucky.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Fri, 01 Mar 2019
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