Weak Economy and Politics Worry U.S. Coal Operators

A potential decrease in demand, a new administration, and production constraints have coal operators worried about prospects for 2009

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Rail Transportation Update

Record western coal shipments and lucrative export traffic lead America’s railroads to their fourth most profitable year in history. But with the coal boom going bust, higher rates, and a new administration and Congress, what sort of transportation year can coal mines and shippers expect in 2009?

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