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King Coal’s big comeback
Washington Times, by Stephen Moore

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Posted By:garnet, 4/18/2017 7:49:53 AM

Trump is reviving the energy industry Obama tried to kill Buried in an otherwise humdrum jobs report for March was the jaw-dropping pronouncement by the Labor Department that mining jobs in America were up by 11,000 in March. Since the low point in October 2016 and following years of painful layoffs in the mining industry, the mining sector has added 35,000 jobs. What a turnaround. It comes at a time when liberals have been saying that Donald Trump has been lying to the American people when he has said that he can bring coal jobs back. Well, so far he has. There’s more

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: richwill, 4/18/2017 9:27:49 AM     (No. 11225337)

Thecoal miners are well paid and pay much in taxes, a win-win

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 4/18/2017 9:51:11 AM     (No. 11225364)

Don´t you just hate it when a candidate who then gets himself elected actually keeps his promises! /sarc off

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Reply 3 - Posted by: geoguy, 4/18/2017 10:45:27 AM     (No. 11225451)

Oklahoma is considering dropping subsides to wind generated electricity. I would like to see how this all shakes out because I believe there would be abandoned windmills if the subsidies are dropped.

Here is a good article about wind generation and subsidies with some good statistics.

http://fuelfix.com/blog/2014/10/01/oklahoma-reconsiders-wind-subsidies-as-industry-power-grows/

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Reply 4 - Posted by: belwhatter, 4/18/2017 11:23:51 AM     (No. 11225494)

This is good news indeed, the miners suffered from XPO´s miserable policy making. The carbon cycle is easy to understand which makes it all the more difficult to accept certain scientists seem ignorant of it, or is it the heavy scent of grant money and subsidies is affecting their grey matter?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: judy, 4/18/2017 3:01:11 PM     (No. 11225759)

The democrat newspapers in W.Va still won´t report this. They say coal will never come back.

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