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The Clean Power Plan Is Not Killing Coal

We’ve known the 45th president seeks to eliminate regulations on the fossil fuel industry so it’s no surprise he announced his intention to modify the Clean Power Plan developed by President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency. The plan was announced by … Continue reading

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'Sixteen Tons' Captures Coal Field Life

Sixteen Tons by Kevin Corley Hardball Press Reviewed by Mike Matejka Grand Prairie Union News, Bloomington, Illinois Posted with permission Coal miners were once referred to as the “shock troops of labor,” hardened union members who were often shot at … Continue reading

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