Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hal Rogers, Andy Barr, Evan Jenkins have a coal-fired vision for America

Smog So Thick, Beijing Comes to a Standstill. (The New York Times, 12/8/2015)
An exciting day for some "war on coal" U.S. Congressmen.  By 4 p.m., walking the dim streets was like strolling through a coal mine. The municipal air quality index read 308, rated “hazardous” by United States standards — a level at which people should not set foot outdoors. Because of industrial coal burning, Chinese cities regularly have air of that quality, among the world’s worst.  [emphasis added]

Photo source U.S. Congress
Photo sourceU.S. Congress

Text sourceAljazeera America
Photo sourceU.S. Congress

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