Former Coal Miner to Obama: Set Strong Carbon Pollution Limits on Coal Plants

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The following is testimony from Nick Mullins, a former coal miner from Virginia, given Thursday before the Environmental Protection Agency public hearing in Washington, DC, on carbon pollution standards. My name is Nick Mullins and I am a 4th generation former underground coal miner from Southwestern Virginia. It also came at the expense of clean water and clean air for future generations. Coal Dirty Fuels Energy Solutions Health Politics

The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax: Q&A with Jerry Taylor

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First, it is a less expensive, more efficient and more effective policy than the status quo: EPA regulation via the Clean Air Act and a host of green energy subsidies and mandates. Tercek: Historically, conservatives and libertarians supported cap-and-trade for air pollution. Jerry Taylor © Niskanen Center Taylor: Some conservatives supported cap-and-trade for sulfur dioxide emissions in the 1990 Clean Air Act.