Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule

By Coalition of Energy Users

President Trump on Thursday signed legislation ending a key Obama administration coal mining rule. 

The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining’s Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect waterways from coal mining waste that officials finalized in December.

The legislation is the second Trump has signed into law ending an Obama-era environmental regulation. On Tuesday, he signed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution undoing a financial disclosure requirement for energy companies.

Click here to read the article on The Hill.

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