Thanks to Phil Osborne of Lexington, director of the industry group FACES of Coal.
Linda J. Johnson, a member of the Online Team, grew up in Colorado where a love for the outdoors and things environmental was ingrained at a tender age. She has been with the Herald-Leader for 15 years.
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