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Indianapolis Monthly: What's Next for Indiana's Coal-Dependent Counties?

Posted by Tony Rehagen on Jul 27, 2020

Indianapolis Monthly covered the decline of the coal industry in Indiana as renewable energy has begun to increase across the state, quoting Indiana AEE's Caryl Auslander. Read excerpts below and the entire Indianapolis Monthly piece here. 

When Tim Abrams is up at night, sitting at the kitchen table of his rural Sullivan County home fretting about the future of Indiana’s coal industry, he’s not worried so much about his own job... Abrams is concerned because, as president of the County Council, he knows the life-sustaining power coal has given the region, both literally and figuratively through employment. And, like everyone else in the area, he sees the industry dying right before his eyes...

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