US Coal: Troubled industry looks to Asian market

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It’s called the P.R.B. and it covers a big stretch of Northeast Wyoming. Cloud Peak Energy is one of the P.R.B.’s main players. The third largest coal producer in America, Cloud Peak sells thermal coal to electric utilities, mostly in the middle of the U.S.

Its coal seams are thicker and closer to the surface, according to company official Jim Orchard.

CCTV’s Hendrik Sybrandy filed this story.

Troubled US coal industry looks to Asian market

Troubled US coal industry looks to Asian market

It's called the P.R.B. and it covers a big stretch of Northeast Wyoming. Cloud Peak Energy is one of the P.R.B.'s main players. The third largest coal producer in America, Cloud Peak sells thermal coal to electric utilities, mostly in the middle of the U.S. Its coal seams are thicker and closer to the surface, according to company official Jim Orchard. CCTV's Hendrik Sybrandy filed this story.