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Coal economy workers need help—and a carbon tax could provide it

April 26, 2016, Adele Morris

Both as a result of market forces—especially low natural gas prices—and because of our search for clean energy sources, America’s coal workers and their communities are hurting. Coal consumption is declining, both at home and abroad, creating ripple effects across coal-reliant economies that begin with job losses and spill over to cause a host of economic and fiscal problems.

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