An editorial in the Beckley Register-Herald this week is another example of the concern being felt across the state as the federal government’s assault on coal mining continues. We believe this editorial should be read by all.

“When one environmental agency looks at what another is doing — and sounds an alarm — it should serve as notice that something is really amiss.

An editorial appearing in the Wheeling Intelligencer this week criticized Congress and two of West Virginia’s Congressmen for what it termed their “lukewarm support” of the coal industry. 

President Barack Obama is continuing his push for a climate and energy bill, meeting Tuesday with lawmakers at a White House and urging them to pass a comprehensive bill this year.

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An editorial in this week’s State Journal addressed the "The minority staff of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee plans to issue a report this week that shows the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's holdup of mining permits in Appalachia jeopardizes more than 5,600 jobs in West Virginia alone."

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