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dallfo
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:30:41 AM

The American coal industry is accusing the Obama administration of using the Environmental Protection Agency to end the use of coal despite the president's claim of having an "all of the above" energy policy.

Earlier this year, the EPA issued its Mercury Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which the agency said will eliminate 90 percent of mercury and acid gas released into the air by coal-fired power plants.

"I would say this administration is certainly unfriendly towards coal," Wyo. Governor Matt Mead said. "And in my view it is a war on coal."

Mead proudly pointed out that Wyoming is currently the nation's largest coal producing state. "We export more coal than any other state by far...about 400 million tons per year. Wyoming coal produces a lot of electricity in this country," he
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Amplion
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 2:39:02 PM

SHUT DOWN EPA !!!!!
doctorindyj
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 11:54:09 AM

"Electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket." -Dear Leader
bwatchingu
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 6:50:45 PM

Interesting
2khawk
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 1:58:25 PM

Vote the envirowacks out!
jamofsocal
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 1:40:36 PM

What did they expect? We all knew Obama's agenda when he was campaigning.

Americans were warned. But nooooooo. . ."hope and change", right?

[Edited by: jamofsocal at 5/1/2014 1:41:21 PM EST]
Yooperheart
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:54:39 PM

As they should
Pozole
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:38:55 PM

...if they want to continue, they're going to have to help make it cleaner...
DatThao
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:33:15 PM

Happy Thursday! "_"
BIGOILEATURCRUD
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:27:06 PM

same comment when you posted it yesterday;

SO
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:16:59 PM

Hate to say it,but as long as liberals have control of Senate and White House,coal will suffer.Remember next time you vote......Daddywas not always right about politics.
pricechecker08
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:11:50 PM

Because of no pay off here.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:06:08 PM

ok
HorizonChaser
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:02:00 PM

It is time the coal workers and their unions stopped blindly supporting Democrats and started supporting the Republicans who support them.
HorizonChaser
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:00:49 PM

As well they should.

Fleabite44
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:59:32 AM

The workers in the coal industry need to get out and vote (or in many cases the unemployed coal workers)!
YumaFellow
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:57:49 AM

The coal industry has had the worst records for safety, ruin of the environment, and danger to public health of any industry that I can think of. They are just unhappy that they don't control everything anymore.
txequitygas
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:56:09 AM

poor leadership in Washington and the EPA axe. More people feel the pain. When will people wake up? We better stop breathing, the EPA does not think the air its right, either..
TucsonC
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:55:30 AM

Obummer just killed a lot of jobs.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:52:36 AM

Barry Hussein O and his corrupt cronies have made the EPA a police state agency.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:31:07 AM

sure
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:22:13 AM

of course it does
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:18:57 AM

i'm heavy on the d key
Bttlecat
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:18:19 AM

this administration is unfriendly to modre than coal
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:15:24 AM

To: egorbcc Re: Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:35:18 AM (Printed below)

"Obama has a war on coal. The question is why."

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As painful as it might be to face the truth, BO is an enemy of the "Middle Class" and every policy that he has is consistent with this. If he was merely stupid, he would make an error occasionally which would be in our favor.

Most people who have ever lived on this planet have lived in bondage (as peasants under the authority of the nobility). America with its free market system allowed those who wanted to work smartly could take their talents to the next level. But socialism is not a movement of the downtrodden. It is a movement of the wealthy to use the downtrodden to eliminate the middle class.

Karl Marx wrote a ten point plank for taking over developed nations. Some of these include a central bank (Federal Reserve), a progressive income tax, public education, etc. America (BO hasn't acted alone) has adopted nearly 100% of the Marx platform. It's only a matter of time before they control everything
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bklynse
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:11:53 AM

Obama just doesn't care about the US - except to seek its destruction.
LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:02:12 AM

Wyoming, do you really think Obama, his administration, Congress and the east and west coasts care about you?
CBacheier
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:50:46 AM

ok
humblepie
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:46:13 AM

and yet they get away with it every day
DesertRat2011
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:44:58 AM

Unfriendly toward coal is putting it mildly!
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:40:24 AM

Kudos to Wyoming!!!!
egorbcc
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:35:18 AM

Obama has a war on coal. The question is why.
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