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Bluefield, WV Chamber to host Coal Symposium, currently accepting public comments for panel

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The Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce will host a panel of West Virginia lawmakers and coal industry representatives at the Bluefield Coal Symposium Aug. 12.

Titled “Coal — Its Future,” the symposium will hold a discussion moderated by U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., featuring a number of panelists including representatives from major coal companies and the West Virginia Coal Association, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and Reps. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., and Morgan Griffith, R-Va.

The event will be held in the Brown-Gilbert Basic Science Building auditorium on the campus of Bluefield State College from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 12. Parking is available on the campus and shuttle service will be provided.

Written questions from the public for the panel may be submitted in advance to the Chamber via fax at 304-325-3085 or email at

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