Senator Rockefeller fiddles while the coal industry burns

Deneen Borelli The Daily Caller 3/24/2011

A plan to block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gas emissions is gaining momentum, but Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) is playing the spoiler to the growing bi-partisan effort to stop the federal agency’s power grab.

With the exception of Rockefeller, all of the members of the West Virginia congressional […]

Environmental Protection Agency pulls coal mine permit

Patrick Reis Politico 1/13/2011

The Obama administration Thursday reversed a Bush-era decision and blocked a bid to build one of the largest mountaintop removal coal mines in Appalachian history.

For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency is revoking a permit already issued, taking back its approval for Arch Coal’s Spruce No.1 mine in southern […]

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