House Natural Resources Committee

An aerial view of the Coal Hollow Mine on May 2, 2012 near Alton, Utah. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Congress To Enter Debate Over Whether Taxpayers Getting Fair Return On Coal Mined From Public Lands

Congress is poised to enter the debate over whether taxpayers are getting a fair return on coal mined from public lands in the Western U.S. as a House committee plans a Tuesday oversight hearing on the industry.