Last updated 1:37PM ET
December 18, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Government releases money for coal mine clean-ups in region
(WOUB) - The federal government is releasing $274 million to clean up abandoned coal mine sites that are posing a threat to the public and the environment.

Ohio will get $8 million, up $3 million from last year.

Kentucky will be receiving $31 million, almost three times the $13 million
marked for Kentucky for the previous fiscal year.

West Virginia's allocation is even larger at $39 million.
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