Are you listening? Voters in Pennsylvania? Ohio? Colorado? Montana? Indiana? West Virginia?
Does anyone seriously believe existing coal plants won't be affected as well? Check out the 27 coal mining states here:
Although 90 percent of the country's coal reserves are concentrated in 10 states, coal in mined in 27 states and can be found in even more. Montana has the most coal, 25 percent of demonstrated reserves. Wyoming, third among states with the most coal, is first in coal output, accounting for 18 percent of annual production.
Yesterday, we looked at Obama’s notions of government sending “price signals” to change behavior that it finds objectionable, especially on energy. This is the way Obama intends to do it. Coal provides 49% of domestic electrical power, and any rise in the cost of producing that energy will raise its cost to consumers and reduce the amount produced.
Peggy might want to update her wish list.
Here is the video. Uploaded by Naked Emperor News: