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Monongalia County mine closing, nearly 200 lay-offs expected

Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 12:45 PM EDT
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BLACKSVILLE, W.Va (WDTV) - The Monongalia County mine in Blacksville is set to close and many people are expected to lose their jobs.

Monongalia County Coal Resources Inc. filed a warn notice with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and industry stating that it will be permanently closing the Monongalia County Mine, as well as the preparation plant and other facilities associated with the mine.

According to a warn notice, 180 people will be permanently laid off between August and September of 2021.

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