TITLE

Socioeconomics of Coal

PUB. DATE
March 1978
SOURCE
National Review;3/31/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 13, p386
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the socioeconomics of coal in the United States under the administration of President Jimmy Carter. American coal miners were among the highest paid industrial workers in the world, with salaries and prerequisites and fringe benefits and pension provisions equivalent to those of the professional classes. Trends indicate a shift in emphasis to strip mining which requires minimum human labor.
ACCESSION #
6072510

 

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