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Coal Caucus Blasts EPA


Congressman Hal Rogers says federal environmental policies that are forcing the Big Sandy Power Plant in Lawrence County to stop operating as a coal-fired facility defy logic. The eastern Kentucky Republican made the charge at a press conference Wednesday sponsored by the Congressional Coal Caucus…

Rogers says more than seven-thousand mining jobs in his district have been lost in recent years. He says the EPA’s policies are putting people out of work and driving up the cost of energy for consumers.