Regulators, coal industry should cooperate
As Dexter Perkins, University of North Dakota geology professor, notes, "coal is the No. 1 cause of global warming and associated climate change."
But as Jason Bohrer, president and CEO of the Lignite Energy Council, also notes, a crackdown on coal means developing countries "will buy the newest technology elsewhere -- or worse yet, build plants with outdated technology that would hurt the environment."
What to do?
The answer is obvious: Compromise.
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