Illinois coal production pushes Illinois Basin production above five-year range

Coal production in the Illinois Basin during the first half of 2012 (64.4 million short tons) was 13% higher than the same period in 2011. This expansion of production, which occurred despite declines in total U.S. coal production and consumption, was a response to both domestic and international demand for cheaper coal.


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