Coal mining in the United States is a major industry, coal being mined in 25
states, 40% on public lands. Mined tonnage reached an all-time high of 1.06 Gt (
Apr 4, 2016 ... The five largest coal-producing states with production in million short tons and
share of total U.S. coal production in 2014 were: Wyoming: 395.7 ...
Feb 2, 2014 ... Wyoming won't lose its spot as the US' coal capital any time soon: The sparsely
populated state continues to host almost every major coal mine ...
Sep 14, 2015 ... This shift is true of some of the largest coal-burning states as well. ... states in the
country, are first and third, respectively, in coal mining.
Mar 9, 2014 ... Jharkhand is the largest coal producing state in the country followed by Orissa,
Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh ...
Oct 12, 2015 ... While the United States is closing coal mines, India is opening a coal mine ... The
country has the world's fifth-largest coal reserves (60.6 billion ...
The following table lists the 52 coal mines in the United States that produced at
least 4,000,000 short tons of coal in 2007.
Mar 4, 2014 ... The United States, the world's second biggest coal producing country, produced
922Mt of coal in 2012 accounting for more than 13% of the ...
Kentucky is the third largest coal producing state in the nation. It produces 10
percent of the nation's coal with major coal deposits in the eastern Central ...
Historical Data on Mine Disasters in the United States. The term ... Year with
largest number of coal mine disasters: 1909 (20 coal mine disasters); Year with ...