Joe Donnelly

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Evansville Courier & Press. July 1, 2015 Court puts kink in Obama's air plan Less than a week after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence informed President Barack Obama that the federal Environmental Protection Agency's impending rules to reduce carbon emissions from power plants were unacceptable, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against federal regulations which attempt to limit power plant emissions of hazardous air pollutants. Obama came into office threatening to do harm to the coal industry, even in his home state of Illinois. And now his EPA seems well on its way to reducing emissions from coal-burning power plants such as we have in the Tri-State. But earlier in the week, the Supreme...