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The Real Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

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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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Coal is one of this nation's dominant sources of energy. Click on your state to see its electricity portfolio, how it's affected by energy policy, and the people raising their voices to protect affordable coal-based electricity.

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DYK if all of the retiring #coal units were replaced with wind, it would require over 21 million acres of land? //t.co/ypQ9zFtWWN

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Murray Energy CEO launches his second lawsuit against #EPA. via @EEPublishing

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RT @BjornLomborg: Wishful thinking won't help us achieve our climate goals. Read my latest article for the @WSJ //t.co/lYc44JC7lq

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#Obama Admin talking out of both sides of its mouth, since its regs ensure no new advanced #coal plants can be built //t.co/1WPuNTb2MV

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.@HarryCAlford: wasting taxpayer$ to comply w a rule that has no guarantee of ever coming to fruition is outlandish. //t.co/tgaNJ1nrpN

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Not surprisingly, yet another pie-in-the-sky commitment made by #Obama Admin raises more questions than answers. //t.co/TCjiFqoIeA

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