There’s more fallout from Hillary Clinton’s recent pledge to “put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business.”
West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin calls Clinton’s comments “horrific” and noted that the reverberations of such remarks could sway voters throughout states where coal plays an important industrial role.
Indeed, Clinton’s remarks overlook the significant connections between coal and key sectors such as freight, rail, and manufacturing. Not only does coal continue to provide roughly 38 percent of U.S. power generation, but it also delivers both the energy and raw materials for America’s steel industry.
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- On March 28, 2016