Looking Behind Vow to End “War on Coal”

May 9, 2018

5/5/18 – The administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency recently told a New York radio show that he planned to end what he called the Obama administration’s “war on coal,” declaring that the government should not use its regulatory power to pick “winners and losers” in the energy industry. But in Issues, the head a major consulting firm recently explained coal’s decline as an energy source over the past century, tracing it to technological and social changes rather than to political factors, let alone a presumptive war on coal.