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Weekly Coal Production

The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended October 4, 2014 and month ended September 2014.

For the week ended October 4:

•    Estimated U.S. coal production totaled approximately 18.6 million short tons (mmst)

•    This production estimate is 6.9% lower than last week’s estimate and 10.2% higher than the production estimate in the comparable week in 2013

•    Coal production east of the Mississippi River totaled 7.7 mmst

•    Coal production west of the Mississippi River totaled 10.9 mmst

•    U.S. year-to-date coal production totaled 750.7 mmst, 0.7% lower than the comparable year-to-date coal production in 2013

For the month ended September:

•    Estimated U.S. coal production totaled approximately 83.2 million short tons (mmst)

•    This production estimate is 2.1% higher than the production estimate in the same month in 2013

•    Coal production east of the Mississippi River totaled 35.3 mmst

•    Coal production west of the Mississippi River totaled 48.0 mmst

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