Coal rule quashed
Congress passes resolution to upend midnight hour Obama regulation
Last updated 2/12/2017 at Noon
President Donald Trump is set to ink his signature on a resolution that overturns a midnight hour Obama administration rule that threatened U.S. coal miners with added regulatory burden.
The so-called Stream Protection Rule was touted by the Obama administration as a necessary clarification of the rules surrounding valley fill, a mining technique used in Appalachia that involves depositing ove...