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Powder River Basin

ClimateWire's Harball previews new series on region's future amid coal manufacturing decline

As coal prices face a steady decline and companies move to shut down operations, what is the future of coal in the Powder River Basin? In a new four-part series, ClimateWire tells the stories of two towns facing the effects of coal market shifts combined with new climate policies. On today's The Cutting Edge, ClimateWire reporter Elizabeth Harball previews the series and discusses the political impacts of the region's economic woes.