Wolf Vows to Push Forward with Clean Power Plan in PA

Are there any doubts remaining that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is anti-fossil fuel? He’s trying to tax the Marcellus gas industry out of existence (see Wolf’s Demented 2nd Budget: Tax PA Marcellus 6.5% Instead of 5%). He’s now trying to regulate the coal industry in PA out of existence. Yesterday we brought you the great news that the U.S. Supreme Court has stayed the execution of coal by stopping–for now–implementation of President Obama’s draconian and misnamed Clean Power Plan (see Supreme Court Shocker – Justices Halt Obama’s Clean Power Plan). That means a decision on whether or not the plan can proceed will come from the courts no earlier than 2017. So what does Tom Wolf say? PA is going to go ahead and put a bullet in the head of coal (and to some degree natural gas) by moving forward with its own implementation of the Clean Power Plan. Arrogance personified…

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