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Source:  CBS News

For generations, coal has been the backbone of West Virginia, until jobs were eliminated by the tens of thousands.

While some are counting on promises made to bring coal back, a new generation is embracing the next opportunity: green energy.

But in the nationwide race to dominate renewable power production, West Virginia’s deeply rooted tensions and interests may leave its workers behind.

Watch “Clinging to Coal: West Virginia’s Fight Over Green Jobs” above and read the story at CBS News.

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