McConnell Urges States to Help Thwart Obama’s ‘War on Coal’

Posted by Mike Confino, March 20, 2015

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Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has begun an aggressive campaign to block President Obama’s climate change agenda in statehouses and courtrooms across the country, arenas far beyond Mr. McConnell’s official reach and authority.

The campaign of Mr. McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is aimed at stopping a set of Environmental Protection Agency regulations requiring states to reduce carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants, the nation’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.

via McConnell Urges States to Help Thwart Obama’s ‘War on Coal’ – NYTimes.com.

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