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Clinton Panders On Coal

- May 2, 2016

CLINTON CHANGES HER TUNE ON COAL DEPENDING ON WHO SHE IS TALKING TO

While Talking To Blue Collar Workers In Kentucky Today, Clinton Said She Wanted To Help The Coal Industry

Today, At A Campaign Event In Kentucky, Clinton Said She Wants To "See How We Can Get Coal To Be A Fuel That Can Be Continued To Be Sold And Continued To Be Mined" In America. CLINTON: "We've got to do a lot more on carbon capture and sequestration to try see how we can get coal to be a fuel that can be continued to be sold and continued to be mined." (Hillary Clinton, Remarks At A Campaign Event, Ashland, KY, 5/2/16)

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But Clinton Told "Environmentalists For Hillary" That "We Have To Move Away From Coal" And Smiled While Telling A Town Hall That "We're Going To Put A Lot Of Coal Miners And Coal Companies Out Of Business"

At A March Democrat Town Hall, Clinton Said "We're Going To Put A Lot Of Coal Miners And Coal Companies Out Of Business." CLINTON: "We're going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business." (Hillary Clinton, Remarks At CNN Democrat Town Hall, Columbus, OH, 3/13/16)

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During A November 2015 "Environmentalists For Hillary" Event, Clinton Said "We Have To Move Away From Coal. Everybody Understands That, There Is No Doubt About It." CLINTON: "I also want to say a special word about coal. We have to move away from coal. Everybody understands that. There's no doubt about it." (Hillary Clinton, Remarks At An Environmentalists For Hillary Event, Nashua, NH, 11/9/15)

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In October 2015, Clinton Said "As We Move Away From Coal," America Needs "To Keep More Fossil Fuels Under The Ocean And In The Ground." CLINTON: "We have to move away from fossil fuels including gas, but that gas can be a useful bridge, especially as we move away from coal, and we move away from dirtier oil and some of the really bad alternatives. And we want to keep more fossil fuels under the ocean and in the ground. That's why I'm against arctic drilling and why I'm against offshore drilling because I don't think we should start that." (Hillary Clinton, Remarks At Town Hall, Keene, NH, 10/16/15)

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