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Guest column/President fighting war on coal

August 12, 2012
By MIKE CAREY , The Herald-Star

I write in response to Darrin Shank's letter "Economic facts speak for themselves" (Aug. 5) in which he falsely claims that President Barack Obama's policies have helped the coal and manufacturing industries in Ohio. Nothing could be further from the truth. During the past three and a half years, the president and his EPA have proposed costly new regulations that will force coal-fired power plants to close, which will eliminate jobs and cause electricity rates to skyrocket.

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