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The Pope, the President and the Devil

By Luke Popovich

About the time you read this in late September, Pope Francis will be visiting President Barack Obama in the White House. There, on Septmber 23, expect to hear more pontificating about the urgency of global climate change.

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The President’s Fantasy

By Luke Popovich

The president and his Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enablers administered what they hoped would be the coup de grace to the coal industry last month. The Clean Power Plan was rolled out with fanfare and red hot rhetoric to match, most of it faithfully echoed by the Washington press corps and liberal media throughout the world.

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EPA Down on the MAT

By Luke Popovich

Last month, David decisioned Goliath in a heavyweight bout fought in Washington, not Vegas.

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An Extraordinary Job

By Luke Popovich

“We’re doing an extraordinary job making this the best, cooperative proposal EPA [the Environmental Protection Agency] has ever put out.” — EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, March 31, on the Clean Power Plan.

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EPA’s Gift Horse — Governors Have a Better Choice

This spring, as coal companies, their employees and suppliers are wondering if the bear market will finish them off, the Obama administration is proposing a new carbon rule to finish off any survivors. Our industry is most exposed to the coming damage from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, but soon enough others will feel our pain, too. A nation snoozing through an endless presidential campaign, comforted by low gas prices, is about to be rudely awakened to the prospect of higher utility bills.

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