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Wyoming County sitting in new technology sweet spot


New technologies are creating a new era in the coal industry, and Wyoming County seems to be sitting in the sweet spot.

For generations, the waste from coal has been abandoned in sludge ponds, gob piles, and impoundments across Wyoming County and the coalfields of southern West Virginia.

With new technologies, those waste products can now be extracted and processed into products that are in great demand across the globe.

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