Coal industry on edge as White House moves to curb emissions

Marion Star: As the Obama administration prepares to roll out tough new standards aimed at sharply curbing carbon pollution, it’s hard to overstate the high stakes for Ohio. The state is home to Murray Energy Corp., America’s largest privately owned coal producer, and American Electric Power, which has one of the biggest fleets of coal-fired power plants in the nation. Plus, Ohio residents rely overwhelmingly on coal to power televisions, refrigerators, air conditioners and other appliances. In 2010, Ohio......

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