Posts Tagged with "Joe Manchin"

Politicians Hooked On Coal

Monday, October 25, 2010

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The coal industry in the United States is in a precarious position these days. Upcoming EPA regulations could force hundreds of small coal-fired power plants to shut down and would reduce demand for coal generation significantly over the next few years. Appalachian communities have built a strong movement against the devastating practice of mountaintop removal [...]

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King Coal’s Top Lobbyist to Meet Obama

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

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It’s getting serious. They are bringing out their big guns. King Coal is getting ready to throw their kitchen sink at the pesky anti-mountaintop removal movement. The coal industry’s top lobbyist, WV Gov. Joe Manchin, is scheduled to meet President Obama and Vice-President Biden with ten other governors on the issue of energy. Manchin has [...]

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