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Obama’s Latest Policy Change to Burden Coal Industry

In Coal-Utility, Dust Control, Regulations by Steve Vitale

In his latest effort to advance the “War On Coal,” President Barack Obama, along with the nation’s Interior Department, has drafted a proposal that seeks to change how the government collects royalties on coal that’s mined within the United States. The basis of the proposal is to increase the royalty fee that companies must pay when selling coal to an …