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Corsa Coal Corp. in Somerset County is opening

A coal miner can be seen under a large American flag at the entry site of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The company celebrated the grand opening of the mine. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A coal miner can be seen near the entrance of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The company celebrated the grand opening of the mine June 8th. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Coal miners can be seen near the entrance of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The company celebrated the grand opening of the mine June 8th. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Gov. Tom Wolf talks with Corsa CEO George Dethlefsen before the grand opening of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Protesters with the Mountain Watershed Association can be seen at a house near Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. during a grand opening ceremony on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Protesters chanted and played music during the ceremony. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Miners who work at Corsa’s Acosta Mine clap after hearing a recorded video statement from President Donald Trump during the grand opening ceremony for the coal mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Oversized scissors and hard hats at the grand opening of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A continuous mining machine can be seen near the entrance to Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Corsa CEO George Dethlefsen, center, joins a group of local and state officials for a photo after the grand opening of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The company celebrated the grand opening of the mine. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
The grand opening of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Gov. Tom Wolf talks with local officials before the grand opening of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Gov. Tom Wolf and Corsa CEO George Dethlefsen, center, join local officials as they cut a ribbon during the grand opening of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
The entry site of Corsa’s Acosta Mine in Friedens, Pa. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The company celebrated the grand opening of the mine. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)