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July 29, 2011 06:20 ET

Peabody CEO Says Greater Use of Coal Can Achieve U.S. Energy, Economic and Environmental Objectives, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 29, 2011) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Big Coal went to the lion's den last week and asserted that increased use of coal-fired power generation will help the U.S. achieve its critical energy, economic and environmental goals.

Gregory H. Boyce, chairman and chief executive at Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) (St. Louis, Missouri), gave the keynote address July 18 at the summer meeting of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) (Washington, D.C.). State utility regulators play a large role in determining utility company capital spending programs, choice of fuels, deployment of advanced technologies and other important matters that have an immediate impact on fuel suppliers like Peabody.

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