Gina McCarthy, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, calls for a “war on coal”. What this calls for is a policy that would slash 500,000 jobs, increase electricity costs by 20 percent, and cause a typical family of four to lose more than $1,000 of income a year. Not to mention coal still produces 37 percent of the nation’s electricity and 41 percent of the world’s electricity. This “war” might be (too) expensive to pursue.
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