America's Coal-Fired Divide

Brownstein, Ronald
September 2014
National Journal;9/6/2014, p8
The article discusses issues concerning coal in light of the decision of the Oregon's land department in August 2014 over a proposed coal-export facility of Australia-based Ambre Energy in Boardman, Oregon. Topics covered include the movement of West Coast states, such as Oregon, Washington and California, from the coal economy in an effort to reduce the risk of climate change, and the proposed regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over carbon emissions.


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