Archives: coal

EPA Regulations and the Future of Coal

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposal to reduce the nation’s carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030. The $8.8 billion price tag is steep, and industry groups say the proposal is a job killer; supporters promise cleaner skies and reduced deaths. We’ll talk about Ohio’s environmental and economic fate in light of the potential changes

The Future of Coal in Ohio

When we’re talking about energy, it’s a fact that Ohio runs on coal. It’s where the state gets a majority of its electricity. This hour, we’ll talk about the role of coal energy in Ohio, whether it’s changing, and what we can expect for the future.