“The EPA is over-regulating. They’re regulating greenhouse gases without a vote of Congress, and what they’re doing is killing the coal industry in Ohio and here in West Virginia,” said Rebecca Heimlich, the Ohio Director of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation.
Heimlich was one of three featured speakers at a coal mining rally Thursday night in support of what is being called, “The War on Coal.”
Meanwhile, back in reality:
Sadly, the local news report failed to mention the fact that the premise of the rally was based on a lie. The TV reporter summarizing the story also referred to the speakers as “experts who spoke out against the effects of governmental regulation.”
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