Is Kentucky’s coal industry being destroyed for no good reason?

Climate experts complain about research to Congress The Heartlander is reporting that 300 climate experts are protesting climate data from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that they claim inflates the amount of global warming which is actually occurring. The experts also take issue with the idea that carbon dioxide is involved with any small…

Uneven environmentalism

The Federalist has an amazing report about the tremendously uneven way new federal restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions are being applied across different states. The Federalist says: “North Dakota will be allowed to emit 1,783 pounds of carbon dioxide per megawatt hour (MWh) of electricity generated while Washington will only be allowed to emit 215…

Obama Administration’s war on coal: Murray Energy Corporation fights back

Murray Energy Corporation, one of the largest employers in the U.S. coal industry, filed a lawsuit this week in the United States Court of Appeals in the D.C. Circuit against the Obama Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency. The lawsuit is intended to challenge the EPA’s devastating cap-and-tax regulations on existing coal-burning power plants that will destroy…

Surprise, surprise…Coal ‘will remain the top fuel for generating electricity for the next 20 years’: IEA

Despite an all-out assault on coal, including the Extend and Expand Poverty Agency (EPA) games of “Rope-A-Dope” (refusing to make decisions on permits for new mines), “Let’s Play Favorites” (offering no regulatory rhyme or reason and playing favorites) and “Regulatory Whack-A-Mole” (let’s keep coming up with new roadblocks to producing and using coal as the…

Bluegrass Energy Quote of the Day

50 members of Kentucky’s House of Representatives petitioned President Obama this week to reconsider his executive orders which continue his war on coal through unilateral carbon regulations. This is what they had to say: In Kentucky, coal is not just an energy source, it’s a way of life. The economic contribution of the coal mining…