Coal Power on Townhall

Charles Payne - Sat May 3

Conn Carroll - Tue Apr 1

President Obama promised to send electricity prices skyrocketing, and his minions at the EPA are delivering on that promise. Americans for Tax Reform’s Chris Prandoni takes a detailed look at how Obama is using the power of the regulatory state to wipe out the coal industry. ... more

Heather Ginsberg - Tue Feb 11

Well it appears the Department of Energy, which has long lobbied for more clean energy, is now finding that this clean energy is a lot more expensive than they thought it would be. ... more

Terry Jeffrey - Wed Jan 29

Heather Ginsberg - Wed Nov 20

EPA regulations have been getting tougher, and now the states are fighting back to try and take back some of their power in this situation. ... more

Heather Ginsberg - Thu Nov 14

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) announced earlier today that it will be closing 8 coal-fired power plants. ... more

Tom Borelli - Sat Dec 8

It’s a bad omen for free enterprise, prosperity and liberty when normally warring special interest groups such as big business and progressive activists agree on public policy. ... more

Guy Benson - Fri Sep 21

Tim Phillips - Fri Sep 21

There is pain associated with $4.00 a gallon gasoline. It’s not the kind you see on the news every night but it is just as tragic. ... more

Christopher Prandoni - Tue May 22

Obama will go down in history as the president who killed coal. Making no attempt to hide his disdain for one of America’s most abundant, efficient energy sources, then candidate Barack Obama said that, “if somebody wants to build a coal plant, they can — it’s just that it will bankrupt them.” ... more

Phil Kerpen - Sat May 12

With the increasingly likelihood that Obama's health care law will be struck down in court or repealed next Congress, the administration has been working hard to cement another dubious legacy: the destruction of the coal industry. ... more

Robert Knight - Wed May 9

What do Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico have in common? They comprise the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region VI. They also constitute the core of America’s energy production, especially oil. ... more

Katie Kieffer - Mon Apr 2

Coal is my lifestyle. Coal allows me to turn darkness into light at the flip of a switch. Coal allows me to brew a cup of coffee, toast a bagel and pour a class of refrigerated orange juice in minutes. Coal lets me text friends and find directions from my fully-charged iPhone. Coal grants me the ability to use machines to wash and dry my week’s laundry pile while I run on my treadmill. ... more

Salena Zito - Sun Mar 25

VAN METER, Pa. -- Unless you happen upon the chunk of coal marking where 239 men died in the old Darr Mine, now along the Great Allegheny Passageway trail, you’d never know you passed over one of the worst U.S. coal-mining disasters. ... more