Deputy Director Mary Cromer testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday on a panel titled “Environmental Justice in Coal Country”.
The article explained:
“Mary Cromer, deputy director of the Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center, said OSMRE should act swiftly to have states shore up financial requirements because the coal industry has been in long-term decline.
‘The window is closing fast on the opportunity to ensure that the coal industry pays to clean up its own mess. The industry will never have more money than it has now to pay for reclamation,’ Cromer said.”
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