coal jobs http://wkms.org en McConnell Urges Passage of Coal Jobs Legislation http://wkms.org/post/mcconnell-urges-passage-coal-jobs-legislation <p>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says his Saving Coal Jobs Act must be passed, in order to ease U.S. Environmental Protection Agency restrictions that he says are stifling the industry.</p><p>The five-term Republican said the number of Kentucky coal miners has decreased from 18,600 to 13,000 in the years since President Barack Obama took office.</p><p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:22:39 +0000 John Null 35006 at http://wkms.org McConnell Urges Passage of Coal Jobs Legislation