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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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War On Coal Friendly Fire

- June 26, 2013

Yesterday, Obama Proposed New Job-Killing Regulations On New And Existing Power Plants. " President Barack Obama launched a new plan to tackle climate change on Tuesday with a call to limit carbon pollution from all U.S. power plants and a signal that he would block a proposed pipeline from Canada if it boosted greenhouse gas emissions. Obama's long-awaited plan, detailed in a speech at Georgetown University, drew sharp criticism from the coal industry, which would be hit hard by carbon limits, and Republicans, who accused the Democratic president of advancing policies that harm the economy."... Continue Reading »

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So Happy Together: Will McAuliffe Join Obama’s “War On Coal?"

- June 25, 2013

Harvard University’s Daniel P. Schrag, One Of Obama's Top Advisers On Climate Change, Said "A War On Coal Is Exactly What's Needed." "Daniel P. Schrag, a geochemist who is the head of Harvard University’s Center for the Environment and a member of a presidential science panel that has helped advise the White House on climate change, said he hoped the presidential speech would mark a turning point in the national debate on climate change. 'Everybody is waiting for action,' he said. 'The one thing the president really needs to do now is to begin the process of shutting down the conventional coal plants. Politically, the White House is hesitant to say they’re having a war on coal. On the other hand, a war on coal is exactly what’s needed.'" ... Continue Reading »

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Obama’s War On Coal Escalates

- June 25, 2013

Today, Obama Will Outline His Latest Energy Plan That Will Expand Greenhouse-Gas Regulations To Cover Existing Power Plants. "President Obama will announce Tuesday that he plans to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions from existing power plants, according to individuals who have been briefed on the plan but asked not to be identified."... Continue Reading »

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State Of The Obama Energy Plan: Big Regulations That Bypass Congress

- February 13, 2013

OBAMA: "I urge this Congress to pursue a bipartisan, market-based solution to climate change, like the one John McCain and Joe Lieberman worked on together a few years ago. But if Congress won't act soon to protect future generations, I will. I will direct my Cabinet to come up with executive actions we can take, now and in the future, to reduce pollution, prepare our communities for the consequences of climate change, and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy."... Continue Reading »

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Obama's War On Coal - RNC "Ten For Ten" eBook Series

- October 30, 2012

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The Cost Of Obama's Inconsistency On Coal

- October 17, 2012

Last Night, Obama Said "I've Tried to Be Consistent" On Coal. OBAMA: "So what I've tried to do is be consistent. With respect to something like coal, we made the largest investment in clean coal technology to make sure that even as we're producing more coal, we're producing it cleaner and smarter." ... Continue Reading »

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