Coal

Coal extracted from federal land is an important source of energy and government revenue. However, the current federal royalty structure lacks transparency, is costly to administer, and does not provide a fair return to state and federal taxpayers.

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Comparing Coal Fiscal Policies for Western States

— Coal fiscal policies vary widely across the West in terms of how revenue is generated, set aside in permanent savings, or spent by state and local governments.

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Communities at Risk from Closing Coal Plants

— This post compares economic and demographic characteristics of communities where coal-fired power plants have recently retired or are scheduled to retire.

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