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Low-cost, reliable electricity from coal powers households and businesses across America. Regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency, however, will jeopardize our access to affordable power and will cause electricity prices to skyrocket.

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Harvard Law Professor argues #EPA’s #CPP is unconstitutional. //t.co/9xKXXtSQfS //t.co/zCEmlM0lnP

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Miners play a critical role when it comes to U.S. #job creation, boosting our #economy and contributing to local co… //t.co/DKq728kkb8

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As #EPA Administrator @AGScottPruitt will be mindful of the need for #affordable and reliable #electricity.… //t.co/oaa4uB2XZs

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We are pleased with @realDonaldTrump’s nomination of @AGScottPruitt for #EPA Administrator. //t.co/HGHDe5nhlF //t.co/KMs5cxbjsx

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Recent tech advancements have helped to make #coal emissions 90% cleaner than 30 years ago. via @terryjarrett//t.co/2rEelUCntc

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Trump will likely give a boost to the #coal industry & do away w/ key current and pending regs. via @SPGlobalPlatts //t.co/W9qyBaNrmp

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ACCCE Statement on Trump nomination for #EPA Administrator //t.co/HGHDe5nhlF //t.co/8eSvpDL6be

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