EIA forecasts 2020 coal production lowest since 1973

US coal production is expected to be about 597 million st in 2020, down 13.5% from the estimated 2019 output of 690 million st, the Energy Information Administration’s Short-Term Energy Outlook reported Tuesday.

The 2019 estimate was down 8.4% from 2018 production of 754 million st, and…

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