An East Texas mining company has announced plans to idle an active mine in Rusk County, a decision the company says will impact more than 100 employees.
Luminant Mining Company said Thursday afternoon that the company would idle the Oak Hill Mine by the end of the year. The mine is among three that serve Martin Lake Power Plant. Operations are expected to continue at the Tatum and Liberty.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.