• U.S. Coal Production up 1.4% Over Past Week

    U.S. coal production rose to about 20.3 million short tons during the week ended September 15, up 1.4% from the previous week but down 6.8% from a year ago, the Energy Information Administration said. Production from coal mines east of the Mississippi River rose about 240,000 tons to 8.21 million tons, while output west of the river rose 200,000 tons to 11.99 million tons