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New Study Shows Administration Rules Costing Too Many Jobs

osmA new study by an environmental consulting firm documents steep costs and job losses from a new regulation from the U.S. Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSM), adding further credence to widespread criticisms of what has been deemed by local natural resource experts as an unnecessary rule. The study shows that the Continue reading

Reactions to EPA’s New Power Rule

EPA-300There has been plenty of reaction from both sides of the issue on the Clean Power Plan unveiled by President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency yesterday. Proponents of the plan say it will help fend off climate change by reducing carbon dioxide pollution. Opponents maintain that carbon dioxide is NOT a pollutant, Continue reading

Coal Industry Reacts to EPA Rules

COAL-MINING-300The Colorado Mining Association (CMA) this week condemned the Obama Administration’s proposed regulations mandating the reduction of carbon dioxide from existing generating stations, saying that the new rules will cause extensive job losses and economic harm to America.  The Association says Continue reading

McCarthy Rolls Out New Carbon Emission Rules

mccarthyPresident Obama decided to let EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy roll out new EPA rules on carbon emissions today, instead of announcing them himself.  The rules are expected to cost the U.S. economy over Continue reading