Attacks on coal – creating a ‘perfect storm’ in Colorado

The Craig, Colorado story told in this video is being replayed in several other areas as well.

Extreme regulations and renewable portfolio standards are not just hurting the coal industry. By stopping economic development, the construction and maintenance of infrastructure, the production of natural resources, and devaluing the hard work and entrepreneurship of real people these policies are effectively killing off entire towns and counties across the country.

The description of this video speaks volumes about the destructive nature of these policies.

The town of Craig, CO is dependent on the production of affordable and reliable coal energy. The onslaught of federal and state regulations on coal energy is causing this town economic hardship. Many do not realize that policy have direct consequences on individual lives. Learn how you can help help Craig, CO by going to: www.energyforamerica.org

22. February 2012 by Jason Hayes
Categories: EPA, Jobs, Policy, Regulation, Utilities | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment