While it's a sad fact that corporate and industry interests regularly write the basis for much of our Federal legislation, there has been some impressive political maneuvering from the coal and utility industry around the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act. In many ways, the ACES bill reads like a wish list for the coal
That doesn’t sound like “clean energy” to me.
A lot of other people in North Carolina agree.
Big Coal probably thinks they need a bit of a break. Too bad for them, that’s not really our style.
As an anti-coal organizer, in the wake of the Capitol Climate Action, I’m getting calls and emails from people all over the country wanting to escalate on coal mining, coal plants, coal waste and coal financing.
Many want to know what’s next. Well, we’ve got a good one.