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â€śIn todayâ€™s announcement, President Obama called Americaâ€™s reliance on coal a â€śmistakeâ€ť, dismissing the accomplishments of generations of coal miners that have worked to make the United States the greatest country in the world.
By announcing imminent restrictions on carbon emissions from power plants that exceed the capabilities of current technology, this administration will impose bureaucratic mandates with no regard for the people and communities of West Virginia that depend on coal and the inexpensive energy it creates for their very existence and survival.Read More
As part of an increasing focus on northern West Virginia, Friends of Coal will team up with Cabela's in Wheeling for Friends of Coal "Miner Appreciation" Days at the Wheeling store on June 26-29. We hope to also be joined by Friends of Coal from Ohio and Pennsylvania. See Cabelaâ€™s press release.
The event will be part of Cabela's "Hometown Heroes" program with employee discounts for those attending and special recognition extended to all Friends of Coal during the four-day event.
Friends of Coal will have a tent on site throughout the event to provide our people with a place to relax and visit with other Friends of Coal while learning more about our industry.
If you are an avid outdoorsman mark June 26-29th on your calendar to join Friends of Coal in Wheeling to enjoy food, discounts, displays, and Coach Nehlen (Friday) to help bring positive attention to our great people and the importance of our industry to the tri-state region and the entire country. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN WHEELING**** If you have any questions or need additional information, please give us a call at 304-342-4153.
The Portal is now available on line at: www.friendsofcoal.org and may be downloaded for easy viewing. This 3rd issue has more information regarding the Cabelaâ€™s event as well as a news release from the WV Development Office showing WV leading the nation in coal exports.
The Portal was sent to ALL Friends of Coal members via e-mail on Wednesday, June 19th.
As part of an increasing focus on the northern and eastern panhandles of West Virginia, The Friends of Coal will team up with Consol Energy and Cabelaâ€™s or Friends of Coal â€śMiner Appreciationâ€ť Days at the Wheeling store on June 26-29.
The event will be part of their â€śHometown Heroesâ€ť promotion with employee discounts extended to Friends of Coal. If you are an avid outdoorsman, mark June 26-29 on your calendar to join Friends of Coal in Wheeling.
The four-day event will feature a concert by Chris Higbee, live remotes by local media outlets, raffles for door prizes and many other activities.Read More
Congratulations to Madison Middle School sixth grader, Mary Barker, who was awarded a Kindle Fire for independently reading more than 5,000 pages during the past school year. Maryâ€™s teacher, Jennifer Abbot, coordinated with the Coal Association and the Friends of Coal to recognize the winner of the reading competition in her class. Thanks to both Mary and Mrs. Abbot for such a tremendous project and accomplishment.
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