Peabody shuttering Illinois coal mine, plant

Peabody Energy is reportedly closing the Wildcat coal mine and nearby Willow Lake plant in Illinois, US, in December due to “uneconomic mining conditions”

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Wildcat is one of Peabody’s seven operations in the Illinois Basin, including Bear Run (pictured)

The closure is expected to impact about 225 workers.

Employees were told at a compulsory meeting on Monday, local media reported.

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