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Coal producer Alpha closing 8 mines, cutting 1,200 jobs in all

Crutchfield said the shutdowns and layoffs are a necessary part of ensuring Alpha survives in what has become a difficult U.S. market, where coal companies face a dual challenge: Power plants are shifting to cheap, abundant natural gas, while companies like his face "a regulatory environment that's aggressively aimed at constraining the use of coal."
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MORE unemployment due to frivolous & pointless EPA policies? Dodgy

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Jobs are his top priority, unless their in the Coal industry.
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