Obama's Favorite Company Learns To Love Coal All Over Again: General Electric (GE) is investing heavily in coal power after writing off the industry for years as federal regulators looked to close power plants in their fight against global warming. GE is building new coal plants in India, China and Southeast Asia as demand for power grows quickly in those regions. Read more
Administration Attempts Overhaul of Energy System via Regulations: Obama's administration has become legendary in bureaucratic circles by adopting more than 600 major rules since he took office in 2009, according to a study conducted by the American Action Forum. That computes to an average of one rule every three days government offices are open. Read more.
Poll: A Majority of Voters Support Coal as Part of a Diverse Mix of Energy Resources: A majority of American voters support the use of coal as part of a diverse mix of energy resources, according to national polling released today by the National Mining Association (NMA). Read more.