West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training

WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINING FACTS

The West Virginia Mining Industry is critical to the economy and well being of the state and  the nation.  We have assembled the following WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINING FACTS from various sources. Refer to the list of sources at the bottom of this page and from our sources page.  Also there are hyperlinks within the text so the reader may navigate to related pages within our website. 


HISTORY & GEOLOGY
PRODUCTION & EMPLOYMENT
WV COAL & THE ECONOMY
ELECTRICITY AND COAL
WV MINE SAFETY FACTS

Note:
The information obtained from these documents is accurate to the best of our knowledge and is not a substitute for current mining laws or regulations.  The State of West Virginia is not liable for any damages resulting from any information that unintentionally may be inaccurate or untimely.

Sources:

West Virginia Geologic and Economic Survey, Web Page
West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training  Annual Reports.
Green Lands published by the West Virginia Mining and Reclamation Association
Coal Forum News published by The Coal Forum
West Virginia Coal Bell published by the West Virginia Mining and Reclamation Association
Sunday Gazette-Mail
National Mining Association
Impact The Importance of Coal to West Virginia
published by the West Virginia Mining and Reclamation Association
 

Date this page was last updated:  10/10/2012

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