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Putting an Environmental Price Tag on Coal

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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Credit Manuel Balce Ceneta/Associated Press

January 18, 2016 — One intriguing if slightly mysterious passage in President Obama’s State of the Union address contained a pledge to “accelerate the transition away from old, dirtier energy,” in part by changing “the way we manage our oil and coal resources so that they better reflect the costs they impose on taxpayers and our planet.”

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