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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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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 »

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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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RNC Chairman Statement On Obama-McAuliffe War On Coal

- September 12, 2013

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus released the following statement in light of yesterday’s news that the Obama Administration is moving forward with sweeping regulations that will ban coal-fired power plants:... Continue Reading »

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Weekend Messaging Memo - We’re Ready (and next week, more ObamaCare)

- March 26, 2012

“Rooney said Obama needs to address coal and the balance he will strike between environmental protection and rising energy costs: ‘It is an issue that will define his re-election fight here in Pennsylvania as well as Ohio.’" (Salena Zito, “Pa. Coal Country Skeptical Of Obama,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 3/25/12)... Continue Reading »

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The Administration’s War On Coal

- October 28, 2011

On Thursday, EPA Chief Lisa Jackson Encouraged College Activists To Campaign Against Coal. “College environmental activists met Thursday with Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson to tell her what they're doing at their schools to try to shut down campus coal-fired heating plants. ‘It's so important that your voices are heard, that campuses that are supposed to be teaching people aren't meanwhile polluting the surrounding community with mercury and costing the children a few IQ points because of the need to generate power. It's simply not fair,’ Jackson said.” ... Continue Reading »

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Obama’s War on Coal

- June 9, 2011

“Two New EPA Regulations Will Slam The Coal Industry So Hard That Hundreds Of Thousands Of Jobs Will Be Lost, And Electric Rates Will Skyrocket 11 Percent To Over 23 Percent, According To A New Study Based On Government Data.”... Continue Reading »

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