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Press Photo by Bryan Horwath With Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., right, and Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy and Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., left, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., talks about energy issues Friday at the Dakota Gasification Company’s Great Plains Synfuels Plant near Beulah.

War on coal? EPA chief says Obama, agency not out to destroy industry

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BEULAH — If there’s a war on coal, the top environmental regulator in the nation said that she isn’t waging it.

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy said Friday cries that the Obama Administration is moving to wipe out the coal industry are hollow.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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