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Coal regs push UMWA to change stance on Obama

June 16, 2014
By CASEY JUNKINS - Special to The Herald-Star , Herald-Star

MOUNDSVILLE - The United Mine Workers of America - an organization that strongly supported President Barack Obama's 2008 bid for president - has come out firing following the EPA's recent proposal to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, a standard that many believe will devastate the nation's coal industry and lead to higher electricity prices.

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