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July 5, 2009 in Business
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Mine manager Joe Fielder shows on a map a section of mine they had to close at the Horizon Coal Mine outside Helper, Utah, because of increased federal oversight.

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Section boss Carrey VanBuren watches as a continuous mining machine breaks through a wall of coal at the Horizon Coal Mine outside Helper, Utah. The state’s mines have been hit hard by increased federal regulation because of the extreme depths of Utah’s coal. Associated Press photos

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A truck is loaded with coal at the Horizon Coal Mine.