Clinton and Sanders Say They Will Destroy What’s Left of Coal Industry

West Virginia’s Democratic Leadership now openly supporting an anti-coal agenda LOGAN – United Citizens for Coal President Roger Horton today issued the following statement about recent comments by Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and the state’s new Democratic … Continue reading

11,000: The Casualties of the War on Coal

By T.L. HEADLEY, MBA, MA 11,000…. That’s how many West Virginia coal miners have lost their jobs in the past seven years. That’s 11,000 families whose lives were turned upside down by the policies of the Obama Administration and the … Continue reading

Coal Association VP thinks Manchin should not support Garland nomination

By Alex Wiederspiel in News | April 05, 2016 at 6:43PM CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Chris Hamilton, the Vice President of the West Virginia Coal Association, does not think Senator Joe Manchin should need any additional input on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. … Continue reading

U.S. Coal Production Off 38 Percent from 2015

Weekly Coal Production & Price Report (March 31, 2016) Coal Commodity Region/Fuel Avg. BTU SO2 Price Price/mmBTU Central Appalachia 12,500 1.2  $      42.25  $               1.69 Northern Appalachia 13,000 3  $      48.60  $               1.87 Illinois Basin 11,800 5  $      32.20  $               … Continue reading


Citizens for Coal asks that our area churches join us in recognizing our state’s 11,000 laid off coal miners, their families and those whose jobs depend on coal. We are asking that you place a pair of coal miners boots … Continue reading