Why the 2016 Election Should Focus on Coal’s Future

Date: 05-08-2015 | Category: Energy Security, Geopolitics

Although many in the U.S. and around the world are trying to do in coal, it remains an important energy source in the 21st century. The 2016 presidential election will be about the future of U.S. coal. It is especially important because the coal industry employs more than 83,000 people while providing the cheapest electricity per kilowatt. This number only includes direct jobs. 107 million tons of coal exports contributed 141,270 jobs to the U.S. economy. Important swing states, such as West Virginia is where many of these jobs are. The Obama administration emissions goals will jeopardize these mines. http://blogs.wsj.com/experts/2015/05/08/why-the-2016-election-should-focus-on-coals-future/ By Ariel Cohen Wall Street Journal May 8, 2015

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