Second District Congresswoman Shelley
Capito will join U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in his home state today for a major announcement about coal. Moore
The pair will introduce the Coal Jobs Protection Act. The bill is aimed at pushing back the Environmental Protection Agency’s stricter environmental standards that are making it more difficult for the coal industry to operate. Both
West Virginia and have felt the impact of the EPA’s stricter regulations. Kentucky
The event will take place Monday afternoon at the Hazard/Perry County Chamber of Commerce in Hazard, KY.
The purpose of the bill, according to McConnell, is to roll back the EPA’s “burdensome regulations that negatively impact…coal miners.”