From left: Jim Scheff, Bill Barr, Brandon Nuttall.
Credit Richard Turner
Kentucky landowners have reported being approached by companies wishing to lease their land, potentially for large scale oil and gas production. The region in question, referred to as the Rogersville Shale, stretches across Eastern Kentucky and into neighboring West Virginia.
On this week’s show, we'll discuss the downturn in Eastern Kentucky coal mining, other challenges to the mining industry and hopes to rejuvenate or replace this important element of the Commonwealth's economy.