In coal country, despite assurances, news of another rule taking aim at coal greeted warily

  • by: DINA CAPPIELLO , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 3, 2014 - 2:20 AM

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — President Barack Obama's ambitious plan to reduce the gases blamed for global warming from the nation's power plants gives many coal-dependent states more lenient restrictions and won't necessarily be the primary reason coal-fired power plants will be retired.

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