Trump Signs Bill Undoing Obama Coal Mining Law…

President Trump on Thursday signed legislation ending a key Obama administration coal mining rule.

The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining’s Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect waterways from coal mining waste that officials finalized in December.

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2 Comments on Trump Signs Bill Undoing Obama Coal Mining Law…

  1. Good for the miners. For the rest of us, meh.

    The way the power market is structured today, I don’t anticipate any new coal-fired generation plants to be built. Ever.

    They’ll rail all that coal to the East Coast and ship it overseas. Bet on it.

    They’re going to do the same with the shale gas. We finally get in a position of energy independence, and all they wanna do is sell it overseas. Bad move IMO.

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