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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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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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The War On Coal Rages On

- June 2, 2014

President Barack Obama is planning a public show of support for new climate change rules that his administration will unveil Monday. The White House says Obama will spotlight the first-ever carbon pollution limits on existing power plants during his weekly radio and Internet address, released Saturday.... Continue Reading »

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Obama’s War On Coal Is Official

- September 20, 2013

The Associated Press Headline: "Obama Takes On Coal With First-Ever Carbon Limits."... Continue Reading »

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