In coal country, Catholics testify in favor of Clean Power Plan

December 1, 2017
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter

It’s ‘a sane program’ worth saving, they say

At public hearings this week in the heart of coal country, local and national Catholic groups argued the moral case for preserving national standards on carbon pollution from power plants.

The hearings, held Nov. 28-29, in Charleston, West Virginia, provided a forum for environmental advocates, energy lobbyists and everyday people to weigh in, in three-minute increments, on the fate of the Clean Power Plan.