Critics oppose Trump mine agency pick from industry over safety issues

David Zatezalo, President Trump’s nominee to head the Mine Safety and Health Administration, had repeated safety violations at mines he managed as CEO of Rhino Resources, a coal company.

In Maryland, A Potential Future For Cleaner Coal

Proposed EPA restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions have put the future of America’s coal-fired power plants in question. But the technology needed to reach those limits is available, with a few limitations and substantial costs, and Maryland is serving as a testing ground for its use and development.

EPA Regulations on Power Plant Emissions Could Devastate Western Maryland Coal Mining, Industry Says

Carbon limits on new power plants could hurt Western Maryland’s coal mining industry.