Post Profile

AP FACT CHECK: Pence on 'war on coal'

The coal industry is struggling, but the Indiana governor incorrectly blamed its woes solely on new federal regulations, omitting the effects of steep competition from cheap natural gas. [...] the Obama administration has implemented rules that aren't making the coal industry's life any easier. Obama last year imposed a rule requiring coal-fired power plants to cut their carbon emissions as part of his effort to combat climate change.
read more


Related Posts

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims Clinton wants to end mining jobs

US Politics / Liberal : SFGate: Politics

Coal companies have been battered by the rise of natural gas production more than by Obama administration regulations — although those have not helped. [...] despite Trump's claims about energy companies going out of business, these...

Myths And Facts About Coal

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America

Conservative media have claimed that the Obama administration is waging a "war" on "cheap," "clean" coal that will cause blackouts and massive layoffs. In fact, the Obama administration has simply implemented long overdue and legall...

Burr's anti-worker stance should be a game-changer

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

He wants to keep many people working for nothing: He said the tendency of the Obama administration to implement regulations without the participation of Congress has made investors gun-shy. An example, he said, is a federal rule sch...

AP fact check: Trump wrongly says nation is short of coal

News : The Rundown News Blog

The Republican nominee incorrectly blamed the coal industry's woes solely on new federal regulations, leaving out the effects of cheap natural gas. Continue reading ? The post AP fact check: Trump wrongly says nation is short of coa...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC