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Response to NY Times editorial

I submitted this response to the NY Times editorial board on March 29th. However, I did not receive a reply to my email and the response was not printed. Therefore, I am publishing it on the Coalblog to get our views … Continue reading

15. April 2016 by Jason Hayes
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WOTUS in jeopardy?

Via E&E Publishing, WOTUS critics may have gained 60th Senate vote Opponents of the Obama administration’s controversial water rule may have won their 60th vote. A Senate budget resolution amendment from Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) that was seen by many … Continue reading

27. March 2015 by Jason Hayes
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EPA Chief confident

There was an interesting article published in The Hill yesterday, which quotes EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy on the issue of election-based changes in the Senate. Her comments indicate an overweening sense of confidence that public and presidential support will be more … Continue reading

18. November 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Democratic Senators Plead with President to Reassess EPA GHG Regulations

Editor’s note: This article was originally published to the ACC’s online magazine website (www.acclive.com) in May, 2014. It has been moved to the Coalblog as part of our redesign of our online publications. Letter details imminent impact on research and … Continue reading

28. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Senate votes to reject carbon tax

TheHill.com reported yesterday that a bipartisan group in the Senate rejected the move to impose taxes on industrial carbon emissions. The Senate went on record against imposing taxes on industrial carbon emissions in a pair of symbolic votes Friday, providing … Continue reading

23. March 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Covering for Rockefeller

If Ken Silverstein isn’t  that fond of coal, and is thinking that – if given a chance – he’d vote against Shelly Moore Capito in an upcoming election, he’d do well to just come right out and admit it. His … Continue reading

07. December 2012 by Jason Hayes
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House votes on “war on coal”

The House voted (233-175) on Friday to pass the “Stop the War on Coal” Act. The vote was largely along party lines, however, 19 Democratic members did vote with the Republican majority to help pass the act. Not surprisingly, the … Continue reading

25. September 2012 by Jason Hayes
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EPA action against coal ash is harming recycling

Citizens for Recycling First has a blurb on the recent letter to the EPA from a bipartisan Senate group. The letter, prepared by Senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Michael Enzi (R-WY) and signed by 44 senators from both main parties … Continue reading

27. May 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Lugar will not support current cap & trade bill

“I don’t see any climate bill on the table right now that I can support … We really have to start from scratch again…” Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) This grist.org article, Lugar makes it clear that he will not support … Continue reading

19. November 2009 by Jason Hayes
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