Recent reports of surge in coal production in the Appalachian coal fields. Amazing how fast a horse can run when you stop jerking on the reins. Eliminating EPA regulations on the so-called Clean Power Plan, Stream Protection and Waters of the U.S. instantly unleased market forces on the coal industry. Not to mention recent discoveries of manipulating scientific data to meet the agenda before the Paris party on so-called climate change.
Time to face facts. You can't produce enough wind and solar power to replace coal. Apparently, not everyone is in favor of wind turbines killing endangered species, or massive solar arrays in their back yard.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.