Archive for August 21st, 2012

Yet Another Example of Taxpayer-Funded Corporate Welfare to Dirty Energy: The “Coalfields Expressway”

The question is, what's the justification for allowing coal companies to get away with endangering people's health and well being, let alone to spend $2 billion in taxpayer money to prop up an industry which accounts for just "2 percent of employment in the central Appalachian region," and which research has found "is a loser economically, environmentally, and in terms of public health?" To date, we haven't heard any plausible answers.
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