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“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”
West Virginia has seen some of the highest electricity rate increases in the nation. Its loyalty to coal is one reason for that.
The Strike Down Coal campaign provides a COVID-safe form of disobedience, building on more than a year of direct actions to shut down Merrimack Station.
If the Navajo Nation were to buy the plant and mine, Peabody could shift liability for the shutdown onto the shoulders of the Nation.
"It is not about coal. This decision is about economics."
The leak comes as the Trump administration has promised to assist unprofitable nuclear and coal plants.