Attorneys General DeWine, Morrisey Blast Obama Rule As Unlawful Attack On Coal Mining

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey expressed opposition to the federal government’s Stream Protection Rule, President Obama’s latest attempt to dramatically reduce coal mining.

The rule, set for publication Tuesday, seeks to prohibit any change to the land and environment around coal mines – an unrealistic standard clearly designed to eliminate an activity crucial to the energy needs of the country.… Read full story