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'Marketplace Report': The Cost of Coal

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'Marketplace Report': The Cost of Coal

'Marketplace Report': The Cost of Coal

'Marketplace Report': The Cost of Coal

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The climate change debate has brought with it a push for alternative fuels, but coal still continues to be a major source of energy in the United States. The recent mining tragedies in Utah and China are reminders of the coal industry's human cost. John Dimsdale of Marketplace talks with Madeleine Brand.