And it's not just farm stoves: "We've been very aggressively going after the U. steel industry" with anthracite as a furnace fuel, an alternative to bituminous-based coke.(Too bad some anthracite-using mills, like Claymont Steel in Delaware, have shut due to low steel prices lately.) "Our anthracite is used in water filters, and in the PCB cleanup in the Hudson, and as a chemical reducing agent, and by sugar-beet processors.All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate.All applicants must pass a written exam, psychological exam, medical exam, physical agility test and a criminal background check."It's some of the highest quality," Driscoll admits.Ukraine exports also are up "dramatically" and prices are low.For starters, the approval applies only to nine gas stations statewide, and most are in the boondocks, so . Selling beer at a gas station is a step in the right direction, but look closer and you'll see little has changed.
Some spoke to us after the hearing, saying that day is one they'll never forget.MAHANOY CITY -- A woman from Mahanoy City accused of killing her 14-month-old granddaughter is headed to trial.A magistrate made the decision after a preliminary hearing for Pietrina Hoffman.And "it was so cold the first quarter and fourth quarter of last year" that domestic sales rose.More stoves are being installed in traditionalist Amish communities, which Driscoll says "have spread quite a bit" from the old Lancaster County heartland."God's will will be done," said Hoffman on her way out of the hearing.