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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

At the midnight hour

DOI publishes coal rule to go in effect on last day of Obama presidency

 

Last updated 1/24/2018 at 6:35pm



As President Barack Obama enters his last month in the White House, his administration has finalized a midnight hour rule that would add another level of regulatory burden on coal miners in the United States.

Developed by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, a bureau within the United States Department of Interior, this “Stream Protection Rule” is being advertised as a...



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