The structure and economic impact of Utah's coal industry

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Publication Type report
School or College David Eccles School of Business
Research Institute Bureau of Economic and Business Research
Author Perlich, Pamela S.
Other Author Hogue, Michael T.; Downen, John C.
Title The structure and economic impact of Utah's coal industry
Date 2010-05
Description Utah's coal industry has played a significant role in the economic development of the state for well over a century. The future of the industry is dependent upon a constellation of economic, technical, and policy developments. This study of Utah's coal industry is composed of the following sections: 1.) Executive Summary; 2.) Utah's Coal Industry: An overview of the coal industry in Utah, examining characteristics, trends, and policy context over time, as well as future prospects; 3.) Coal Production Impacts: The 2007 economic and demographic impacts of coal production on the coal mining counties of Carbon, Emery, and Sevier, as well as the rest of the state; 4.) Coal Production Scenarios: Specifies the three county-level coal production scenarios for 2008 through 2030; 5.) Impacts of Coal Production Scenarios: Detailed economic, population, and selected government revenue impacts of three future coal production scenarios from 2008 through 2030 for coal counties and the entire state; 6.) County Profiles: Detailed analysis of the economic and demographic characteristics of Utah's coal counties; 7.) Additional Fiscal Impacts: Royalties and property taxes from coal production and coalfired power plants; and 8.) Methodology: A detailed description of data and methods in the study.
Type Text
Publisher Bureau of Economic and Business Research
Subject Coal; Utah; Economic impact; Carbon County; Emery County; Sevier County; Employment; Earnings; Construction; Retail sales; Carbon sequestration; Carbon capture
Language eng
Rights Management ©Bureau of Economic and Business Research
Format Medium application/pdf
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ARK ark:/87278/s66t137d
Setname ir_eua
Date Created 2013-02-27
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 213834
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