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The miners will find new jobs in the solar and wind generation industries. As a benefit, they will actually be able to se the sun while they work. - CNC

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This is mostly a feel good sentiment to make the transition easier to support and feel good about. But the fact is those manufacturing and maintenance jobs are not in the areas where the coal is presently mined. Not every miner will have the wherewithal to pick up his household and relocate or to learn a new skill at age 60. And if too many do move to take the jobs, there were be whole towns and counties in Appalachia and other areas that will be devastated.
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