In case you require further proof of the complete disregard that out-of-touch bureaucrats in Washington D.C. have for the benefits Kentucky coal, check out this video link: Bankrupting Kentucky\’s energy sector was the plan all along
This is the reason denizens of the Bluegrass State passionately demand local governance and state sovereignty over our energy sector. The group most capable of weighing the costs and benefits of Kentucky coal are not the far and away bureacrats in Washington D.C., but locally elected officials and directly affected Kentucky citizens.
Unless Kentucky asserts its constitutional rights to oversee its own internal commerce, the Environmental Protection Agency threatens to bankrupt thousands of Kentucky families that depend on the black rock.
Apparently, that was precisely the plan all along.