“I made them this promise,” Trump said, “we will put our miners back to work.”
But industry experts say coal mining jobs will continue to be lost, not because of blocked access to coal, but because power plant owners are turning to natural gas.
"Trump Promised to Bring Back Coal Jobs. That Promise ‘Will Not Be Kept,’ Experts Say." is from the March 29, 2017 Energy & Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Darryl Fears and narrated by Sam Scholl.