It is clear by now that the Federal Environmental Protection Agency intends to destroy the U.S. coal industry.

This summer, the EPA moved towards restricting coal train traffic and now there is the pending 2015 shut down of the coal fired PPL Corette Power Plant here in Billings. 

As voters we have a responsibility.  EPA is a federal agency that reports to, and works at, the direction of the Executive Branch (U.S. President).  Either make a change there or make the change in the Legislative Branch (Congress) who funds the agency, either approach works.

James E. Reno,

County Commissioner

 

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