The Democratic governor issued an executive order declaring Pennsylvania would join a regional agreement aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Not everyone is on board.
‘I’m fighting for … my company’: Despite bankruptcy and illness, Bob Murray remains a loud voice for coal
His close ties to President Trump gave him a voice in helping shape the administration’s approach to a coal industry that nevertheless remains in decline — and Murray Energy appears to be the latest casualty.
NPR reporter Howard Berkes joins StateImpact’s Reid Frazier to discuss regulatory failures — and the human cost, including to Pennsylvania miners — of a disease that has been described as ‘suffocating while alive.’