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Fred Palmer: America and Coal's Brighter Future under President Trump

June 5, 2017

President Trump understands the potential for fossil fuels better than any American political leader in modern history, meaning America's economic future is bright .

Coal drove the industrial revolution and even with stiff competition from natural gas, would play a more vital role in America's economic progress than it does absent regulations limiting its use imposed by the Obama administration. President Donald Trump is rolling back these restrictions and pushing his American First Energy policy which means using all of the country's domestic fossil fuel. Coals recovery will help power faster growth for the U.S. economy and a brighter future for the American people.

Author
H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland research fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org