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War on Coal

The Obama Administration has declared a "War on Coal" and are set on shutting down coal plants throughout the country. Many coal plants will not be able to follow Obama’s onerous emission standards. Coal accounts for 40% of our nation’s electricity and allows electricity prices to remain stable and reasonable. America needs our coal industry and the Republican Party will fight for its success.


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Democrats Just Doubled Down On Their War On Coal

- May 16, 2017

SENATOR MERKLEY (D-OR) JOINS HILLARY CLINTON AND OTHERS IN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY BY SLAMMING COAL... Continue Reading »

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2014 Troubles: Job-Killing Energy Policies

- July 15, 2014

Last Month, The Obama Administration Announced A New Carbon Regulation, Taking Aim At The Country's Coal-Fired Power Plants. "The Obama administration on Monday announced one of the strongest actions ever taken by the United States government to fight climate change, a proposed Environmental Protection Agency regulation to cut carbon pollution from the nation's power plants 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. The regulation takes aim at the largest source of carbon pollution in the United States, the nation's more than 600 coal-fired power plants." (Coral Davenport, "Unveiling New Carbon Plan, E.P.A. Focuses On Flexibility," The New York Times, 6/2/14)... Continue Reading »

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One Year Later In Obama’s “War On Coal”

- June 25, 2014

One Year Ago, Obama Unveiled His New “Forceful” Climate Push, Highlighting New Regulations On Coal Power Plants. “President Obama delivered his most forceful push for action on global warming on Tuesday, declaring that his administration would impose tighter pollution controls on coal- and gas-fired utilities and establish strict conditions for approval of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.” (Juliet Eilperin, “Obama Unveils Ambitious Agenda To Combat Climate Change, Bypassing Congress,” The Washington Post, 6/25/13)... Continue Reading »

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Reid Doubles Down On His Anti-Coal Rhetoric

- June 5, 2014

In a case of unfortunate timing for Alison Lundergan Grimes, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid decided to double down on his attacks on coal during the same week where he helped pad Grimes’ campaign war chest. When asked about his infamous “coal makes us sick” comment, Reid claimed he still believes the use of coal is “a problem.” Wonder if his handpicked Senate candidate in Kentucky agrees?... Continue Reading »

Research

No Fanfare For Obama’s War On Coal

- June 3, 2014

“The Obama administration on Monday announced one of the strongest actions ever taken by the United States government to fight climate change, a proposed Environmental Protection Agency regulation to cut carbon pollution from the nation’s power plants 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. The regulation takes aim at the largest source of carbon pollution in the United States, the nation’s more than 600 coal-fired power plants.” ... Continue Reading »

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Stop Obama’s War on Coal

- June 2, 2014

This week, President Obama continued his aggressive war on coal by circumventing Congress with an additional round of EPA regulations.... Continue Reading »

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