‘War on coal’ pits miners against environmentalists

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A constellation of 508 red dots stretches across a wall map in the office of Bruce Nilles, one for every power plant now burning coal in the United States. It is his job to make these stars go dark, one by one. The director of the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign is a skinny Wisconsinite who bikes to work at the environmental group's warren of offices in adjoining Capitol Hill townhouses. He has no illusions that America can stop burning coal tomorrow, or even 10 years from now, and still generate......

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