Don’t Miss Coal Appreciation Day! [AUDIO]
Something brand new is coming to the MetraPark Pavillion this weekend! Coal Appreciation Day is coming up on Saturday and brought to you by Count on Coal Montana! Chuck Denowh joined me live in the studio today to fill us in on the big event!
Here’s some things you may not know about coal in Montana:
Coal Provides Billions in Tax Revenue for Montana
$1.779 billion Cumulative Coal Severance Tax Revenue Since 1976
$3.068 billion Cumulative Coal Severance Tax Revenue and Interest Earnings since 1976
$44.2 million FY2010 Coal Severance Tax Revenue
$22.4 million Coal Severance Trust Fund Revenue that goes to local infrastructure & economic development annually.
$15.6 million Annual coal severance tax revenue & trust fund interest that goes to Education