From the daily archives: Monday, August 29, 2016

It’s an article of faith among many on the right that President Barack Obama is waging a war on coal. I’ll not argue here on anthropogenic climate change, the merits or demerits of coal, or America’s energy future.

What I will argue is that no matter where you stand on coal, the people of coal country deserve a future beyond coal. The Obama administration is keenly aware of that, and is investing in a new future for the Appalachian region.

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training […]

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