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UT and WVU Partnering to Study Coal Demand in Appalachia


The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy is part of a team of researchers from UT and West Virginia University. This research project is part of the Baker’s Center’s core mission which includes the study of energy and the environment. The research project is funded by a $349,999 grant from┬áthe Appalachian Regional Commission and the U.S. Economic Development Administration to study the consequences of falling coal demand on the Appalachian region. This joint research project hopes to help those in the Appalachian region to adapt to the changing economic climate. A news release with more information concerning this project can be found here.


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