The president-elect hasn’t been a model of clarity on energy issues, but as his administration gets underway, the contours of an energy policy are taking shape: it is going to be heavy on deregulation and heavy on corporate welfare.
Clean coal means worse consequences for the planet and people
Friends of the Earth

Exactly this. Desperate for a short-term bumps in jobs that he claimed he’d deliver. These will provide no long-term stabilization to communities (read: Rust Belt) but will provide long-term ramifications to everyone (read: Earth).

Coal mining makes zero sense — ecologically or economically — in 2016 and Trump couldn’t care less.

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