U.S. Announces Moratorium On New Coal Leases On Federal Lands

Bonham Journal: While environmentalists cheered, state government and central Utah county leaders expressed dismay about the Obama administration's decision to halt new coal leases on federal lands. There's enough coal in reserve under existing leases to continue production at its current rate for another 20 years, she said. "The coal industry is shrinking, and it will continue to shrink for the foreseeable future". "It is abundantly clear that times are different than they were 30 years ago, and the time......

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