Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 16, 2012

House Subcommittee on Energy and Power holds hearing in Abingdon, Va.

ABINGDON, Va. — The House Subcommittee on Energy and Power is holding a field hearing in Abingdon this morning to examine the impact of the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s new source performance standards for greenhouse gas emissions.

Evan Tracey, senior vice president of communications for the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, said the proposed regulation is another example of the EPA’s war on coal. Tracey said the new regulations are putting jobs at risk in Virginia and around the country.


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