Job Losses http://wuky.org en Some In Eastern Kentucky Wondering About Life After Coal http://wuky.org/post/some-eastern-kentucky-wondering-about-life-after-coal <p>WHITESBURG, Ky. - New statistics released by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet show a staggering drop in coal production and a sharp rise in unemployment in the southeastern Coalfields, particularly in Letcher, Harlan, Knott and Perry counties.&nbsp; According to the report, Eastern Kentucky coal production has reached the lowest level since 1965.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:45:00 +0000 WMMT Radio's Sylvia Ryerson 30653 at http://wuky.org Some In Eastern Kentucky Wondering About Life After Coal