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Appendix – Works Cited

Beard, David. “Longview Power looks for alternate site for PA portion of planned solar plant.” The Dominion Post, November 5, 2020.

Christiadi, Eric Bowen, John Deskins, Priscila Borges Marques Dos Santos. 2021. The Economic Impact of Coal and Coal-Fired Power Generation in West Virginia. Morgantown, WV: WVU Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Winter.

EIA. 2021. “In 2020, U.S. coal production fell to its lowest level since 1965.” Last Modified July 14, 2021.

Federal Reserve Board of Governors. “Selected Interest Rates”. United States Federal Reserve. September 2021.

Federal Housing Finance Agency. "House Price Index Data Sets.” September 2021.

IHS Markit. US Economic Outlook: September 2021. September 2021.

"Index of Consumer Sentiment." University of Michigan and Thompson Reuters. September 2021.

Tony, Mike. 2021. “Kentucky state utility regulators reject proposal to keep Marshall County coal-fired plant open past 2028.” Charleston Gazette-Mail, July 15, 2021.

“West Virginia PSC approves plan to keep Mitchell Power Plant open.” 2021. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, August 24, 2021.

United States Bureau of Economic Analysis. "Quarterly State Personal Income." August 2020.

———. “Real GDP by State.” September 2021.

United States Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. “Unemployment Insurance Data.” September 2021.

United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)." United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. September 2021.

———. “Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey.” September 2021.

———. “Local Area Unemployment Statistics.” September 2021.

———. "Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages." September 2021.

United States Census Bureau. “Federal, State and Local Governments.” September 2021.

———. “Foreign Trade: State Exports - West Virginia.” September 2021.

———. “New Residential Construction.” September 2021.

———. "Population Estimates." July 1, 2020. September 2021.

United States Centers for Disease Control. “National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data.” September 2021.

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———."Electric Power Monthly." US Energy Information Administration. September 2021.

———. "Form EIA-860 Detailed Data." September 2021.

———. "Monthly Energy Review." US Energy Information Administration, September 2021.

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West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. "Oil and Gas Production Data." September 2021.

[1] For a more extensive discussion of recent trends in the state’s coal and natural gas industries, see the Energy section of Chapter 3 in this report.

[2] All forecast estimates for this document are derived from the West Virginia University Bureau of Business & Economic Research Econometric Model, unless otherwise noted. The model is based on an analysis of more than 100 variables that characterize the West Virginia economy.

[3] This percentage includes federal government employment in West Virginia, in addition to state and local government employment.

[4] Census data on state government finances are for the 2016 fiscal year. Data for the 2017 fiscal year are not scheduled for release by the US Census Bureau until Fall 2019.