With the public increasingly concerned about rising gasoline prices, President Obama traveled to Oklahoma last week to back construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline.
The President is desperately trying to show that he supports an “all of the above” energy policy including expanding the oil pipeline infrastructure.
Noticeably absent from Obama’s statements on increasing all forms of domestic energy production is coal.
Through the actions of the Environmental Protection Agency, Obama is driving the coal industry to the verge of bankruptcy. Electricity production from coal has dropped to 1978 levels and coal mining stocks have taken a beating.
Tom Borelli discussed Obama’s war on coal with Charles Payne on the Fox Business Network.