deal en Keith Hall and KY's Coal Deal with India <p>The involvement of a state representative in a major coal deal in Kentucky is raising some eyebrows.&nbsp; The $7 billion contract signed yesterday creates a 25-year standing order to ship 9 million tons of Kentucky coal annually to India. Pike County Representative Keith Hall was instrumental in brokering the deal—but he also has several coal-related businesses. He also sits on the board of FJS Energy—the New Jersey-based company that signed the contract. Hall says his involvement in the deal was both as a state lawmaker and a businessman.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 19:08:26 +0000 Erica Peterson 20871 at Keith Hall and KY's Coal Deal with India