Eastern KY Getting Coal Jobs

One year after then EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell were in Hazard to announce the repeal of Obama era coal regulations, jobs are opening up in the coal fields.”So now that it’s coming back and they have taken off a lot of the rules and regulations off the EPA it’s coming back, it doesn’t cost you as much to mine now,” said Trent Lemarr, Safety Director for Revis Excavating & FR Performance.The company is holding job fairs in three Eastern Kentucky counties to hire for nearly 100 positions across the coal fields.Tuesday a fair will be at Stinnett Area Community Center and the Knott County SportsPlex that will last until 7 p.m. Wednesday they will hold another job fair in Pikeville from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kentucky Career JobSight.

Source: MG News

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