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Obama’s War on Coal and Your Electric Bill

Obama’s War on Coal has already taken a remarkable toll on coal-fired power plants in America. Last week the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported a shocking drop in power sector coal consumption in the first quarter of 2012. Coal-fired power … Continue reading

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Obama’s War on Coal Investigated

Republicans have declared war on what they call President Obama’s “war on coal.” House Natural Resources Committee Republicans on Friday escalated their year-long investigation into the Obama administration’s planned rewrite of coal-mining regulations imposed by President George W. Bush. Committee … Continue reading

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Coal Industry Not Backing Obama This Round

Cecil Roberts, the president of the United Mine Workers of America, traveled the country for Barack Obama four years ago. He hoped to persuade skeptical working-class white voters in places like southwestern Virginia and southern Ohio to vote for an … Continue reading

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