Coal Production Down
June 20, 2008 – Category: Coal Mining
The Energy Information Administration says data on railroad car loadings shows U.S. coal production totaled about 21.3 million tons during the week ended June 14. The estimate is 2.4 percent lower than the previous week, and 6.6 percent lower than the estimate reported for the comparable week in 2007.
Production east of the Mississippi River totaled 9.2 million tons, and production west of the Mississippi totaled 12 million tons.