A Greener Look for Coal

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Author(s) The Washington Post editorial board
Source The Washington Post
Date June 25, 2009
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/24/AR2009062403266.html
Quotes-start.png "Uncertainties abound: What if the costs of clean coal don't come down enough to make it economical relative to other measures? If clean coal turns out to be less than its advocates envision, can Congress ever work up the political will to kill the subsidy program? Subsidies are set to phase out after 10 years of paying for operating costs, but won't powerful coal-state lawmakers fight to keep them going?" Quotes-end.png

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