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The region, one of the poorest in the country, is full of modest, unprotected homes and decaying infrastructure. Some residents say they won't return.
A Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization workshop in Southern Illinois Marion showcased the Biden Administration's attempts to drive resources and support to coal-impacted areas.