Coal Mine Agrees to Pay Back Taxes to Wyoming County


WYOMING COUNTY– A deal has been reached between a Wyoming County coal mine and the county.

Prosecuting Attorney Mike Cochran tells WOAY Pinnacle Coal Mine has verbally agreed to pay $1.2 million in back taxes to the county. The company, owned by Seneca Coal, has until June 17 to make the payment in full.

These taxes were originally due in April.

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