Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Friday, March 27, 2015 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: July 29, 2014 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Backers of coal industry rally in Pittsburgh



PITTSBURGH — More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia are rallying today here to oppose new proposed pollution regulations.
Gov. Tom Corbett told reporters before speaking to the crowd in a minor league soccer stadium this morning that a clean environment is important. But he said environmental regulations on coal-fired power plants have to strike a balance with the state’s energy needs.
Corbett said if the regulations lead to closure of too many power plants, there may not be enough electricity for residents in the state.
The Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings Thursday and Friday on the proposed stricter regulations.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow City considering sale of Memorial Park pool
arrow Web promos for Friday
arrow Rescuers respond to wreck on Perry Highway
arrow Adapting for fun
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow Driver not hurt as pickup flips end over end
arrow Teacher cleared in sexual assault case
arrow Vehicle accident snarls traffic on Route 228 in Adams Twp.
arrow Portersville bank robbed by armed man