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I've said this morning congressman.
That the president is gonna kill the coal industry I don't think there's much you can do to stop it because he's gonna use the EPA is going -- you in congress what -- site.
Both Stewart this is not a surprise if you remember when he was a candidate for president in San Francisco.
He said that he would bankrupt the coal industry.
It's the first time I've ever known of a candidate for president that specifically said he was going after wine industry.
And he has precisely down that -- the regulatory agencies.
But you can't stop it -- because I -- if you -- -- up for a vote in congress about what will probably be it failed vote but if -- goes throughout EPA can do it.
And we are absolutely right in the frustrating thing about this is he is.
Being personally responsible for the lost of thousands of jobs.
He obviously does not have much interest in states like Kentucky Tennessee Wyoming.
Where the coal industry so vitally important and we're losing jobs dramatically.
And this the unfortunate thing is that -- these decisions are being made by Barack Obama and his administration.
And they -- we'll cover from the Supreme Court but they're there has been no public debate.
No public discussion about the impact and the long term ramifications.
Of what he's attempting to do it.
Can I ask you about your area can talk -- your state.
A lot of the electricity generated in counting Kentucky comes from coal.
With the ease restrictions on coal fired power plants what happens to the cost of electricity in Kentucky.
Well electricity costs will definitely go.
And you know what Mayor Bloomberg giving fifty million dollars to the Sierra Club.
They are filing more and more lawsuits based on regulations against the coal industry.
And Stewart I think the important thing to remember here I I do believe.
Also that the president is.
Catering to world public opinion.
Because the total -- lots of CO2 admitted annually around the globe.
Is naturally it's 770.
-- wives and I want you to know that man made CO2 emissions.
The total amounts to about thirty gig at times but a lot of that is absorb so we're talking about and and net.
Ten time at ten giggle at times.
CO2 emissions -- caused by humans so in this in this spectrum of things it's a very small in the news amount.
The speak about you know his spokesperson has just said this is the last thing we need but I have to close this out congressman by saying.
You can't stop it and.
Well we're gonna try to pass legislation and we haven't.
Passed legislation on the house to stop it.
But the US senate Harry Reid and friends of President Obama have not passed anything over there.
But it's gonna have a negative impact on us and at the same time let me just tell you something else.
If we had totally stopped all man -- emissions in the United States ten years ago.
They're still would be a net increase in CO2 emissions worldwide.
Because of what's going on in China India Asia and other parts of the world.
So the president is taking action that will -- Unilaterally damage our ability to compete in the global marketplace.
Congressman Ed Whitfield Republican Kentucky thanks for joining us on a difficult day we do understand that thank you thank thank you so on -- and company.
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