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The West Virginia Coal Forum cordially invites you to participate in a conversation on the potential state impact of new air quality rules being promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

This conversation will feature UMWA President Cecil Roberts, representatives of our Congressional Delegation (invited), leaders of the State Legislature, representatives of industry, experts in environmental & energy policy and leaders in the electrical industry.

Join us on June 21, 2011
from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at
The Charleston Civic Center
200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston

Please RSVP with your intent to attend and any guest(s) you may wish to include by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The West Virginia Coal Forum was established to promote the viability of the state's coal industry through facilitating public discussion of such coal related issues as the level of competitiveness and productivity of the industry, the image of the industry, miner's health and safety issues, and, identifying new markets and uses for West Virginia coal.

Membership of the Coal Forum is comprised of coal operating personnel, miners' representatives, coal vendors and legislative leaders.

Chris Hamilton, Co-Chairman
Fred Tucker, Co-Chairman

The Coal Forum
Tel.: (304) 957-2306
1615 Washington Street East
Charleston, WV 25301