“We are extremely pleased that President Trump has, once again, followed through on his promise to preserve coal jobs and low cost electricity in the United States. Indeed, President Obama and his supporters closed 411 coal-fired power generating units, totaling 101,000 megawatts, all for absolutely no environmental benefit,” Murray said.
. . . But environmentalists, including the Clean Power PA Coalition, sent a statement saying that the executive order was “a direct assault on the health and well-being of current and future generations of Pennsylvanians.” The Clean Power PA Coalition includes the National Resources Defense Council, PennFuture, Penn Environment, NextGen Climate America and Sustainable Pittsburgh, among other groups.