A Cold Coal Policy

November 1980
National Review;11/14/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 23, p1372
The article calls for the U.S. government to mine for more coal to reduce its dependence on oil from the Middle East. It criticizes the efforts by environmentalists to stop the coal mining in the country. It emphasizes the importance of coal as a cheap and abundant source of energy. It comments on the role of the Congress and the Department of the Interior in enhancing coal mining in the country.


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