A Federal Coal Subsidy Is the Latest Insane Policy Idea

A federal subsidy of $15 per ton of Appalachian coal is West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s bright idea for bringing back his state’s hard hit coal mining industry. Justice, a Republican, proposes using taxpayer funds to bribe electric power generation companies to burn coal instead of cheap and abundant natural gas.

Source: A Federal Coal Subsidy Is the Latest Insane Policy Idea

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