Mountain top removal vista. Image credit:Reverse Energy
We like the buzz we’ve been hearing since President Obama took office— that we can create jobs and curb climate change by turning toward clean-energy solutions. Any way you look at it, that means moving away from coal, which is dirty from beginning to end of its life cycle, and threatens our health and our environment. King Coal must clean up its old, dirty plants—no exemptions, no bailouts, and no special treatment.