U.S. Coal Subsidies Are Even Bigger Than You Thought

first_imgU.S. Coal Subsidies Are Even Bigger Than You Thought FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Tom Sanzillo for Energy Desk Greenpeace:Research by IEEFA and Greenpeace is essentially filling a void that should have been covered by proper government oversight.Despite the paucity of publicly available data and the institutional recalcitrance of the BLM, IEEFA and Greenpeace hewed to methodology rooted in fact.We mined audits of the program from the the 1970s and 1980s (a bygone era in which there were 25 formal General Accounting Office reviews, a multi-volume congressional commission report, and a number of useful nonprofit and coal industry reports).We studied BLM practices from the time and investigated whether appropriate updates in program management or relevant policy had occurred.They hadn’t.Comment: US coal subsidies are even bigger than you thoughtlast_img

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