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on August 28, 2017 in World News

Heartland Institute: Dept. of Energy Report ‘Whitewashes’ How Regulations Crushed Coal

by Tom Ciccotta A government report on the nation’s power infrastructure “whitewashes” the crushing effects of government regulation on the coal industry, according to the Heartland Institute. Department of Energy recently released a report on the nation’s electricity grid and power plant infrastructure. Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., the President of the Heartland Institute writes that the report is disappointing, arguing that it ignores the influence of the over-regulations on the coal industry over the past eight years: This report is, in one word, “disappointing.” However, I’m not surprised it whitewashes the massive crush of over-regulations foisted on the coal industry for the...

by Tom Ciccotta A government report on the nation’s power infrastructure “whitewashes” the crushing effects of government regulation on the coal industry, according to the Heartland Institute. Department of Energy recently released a report on the nation’s electricity grid and...

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