Obama Halts Most Coal Mining on Public Lands

Daily Croton: The Department of the Interior announced a moratorium Friday on new coal leases on public lands while a review of the federal coal leasing program takes place. The announcement follows President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, in which he spoke of improving management fossil fuel resources and moving the country toward a clean energy economy. But today, thanks to hundreds of thousands of activists like you who submitted comments, showed up at hearings, took to the streets, and called......

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