GR: Obama tries again to help out the fossil-fuel industry. This time he’s working for coal. It is unlikely that he believes this will benefit anyone except the coal company. Maybe he is hoping an energy corp will give him a cushy job when he leaves DC.
Roadless Rule Loophole Could Cause Vast Carbon Pollution, Undermine Obama Administration Climate Goals
DENVER, Colo.— “A U.S. Forest Service plan released today proposes to reopen a gaping loophole in the Colorado Roadless Rule that would allow Arch Coal to expand coal mining across about 20,000 acres of pristine, high-country forest and crucial wildlife habitat in western Colorado. Tens of thousands of people have urged the Obama administration to abandon the plan because of its threats to the climate and public lands.
“If enacted, the decision would result in the…
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