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Do Democrats have all that much to lose in the War on Coal?

Do Democrats have all that much to lose in the War on Coal? | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Nate Cohn: “The Obama administration’s proposal Monday to reduce carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants is already being characterized by Republicans as the latest salvo in a ‘war on coal.’” “But because Democrats have already suffered significantly over the issue, the worst is just about over.” “The war on coal hasn’t hurt the Democrats very …
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Is this the end for coal? Since 2008, coal has dropped from nearly half the U.S. power market to about 37%

Is this the end for coal? Since 2008, coal has dropped from nearly half the U.S. power market to about 37% | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Coal-fired power plants are shutting their doors at a record pace — and for the most part, nobody’s building new ones. The latest round in the war on coal? Not exactly.
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Is this the end for coal? If so, what about all those jobs?  

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Battle Between Fossil Fuel and Renewables is Heating Up

Battle Between Fossil Fuel and Renewables is Heating Up | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
According to the latest U.S. Energy Information Administration monthly energy review, Americans still rely more on coal than renewables as an energy source. But the “battle over fossil fuel and renewable energy” is just starting to heat up, according to a recent report in The Washington Post. A campaign to curtail state climate mandates — …
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