US Senator Mitch McConnell expected to speak on Pro-Coal session today in Washington DC
US Senator Mitch McConnell is scheduled to deliver a speech today in Washington DC. The speech is concerning the recent coal hearing in Pikeville. McConnell is expected to discuss what he learned from those in attendance concerning the effects the EPA regulations are having on the coal industry in Eastern Kentucky., McConnell heard from mine owners, mining equipment supply owners, laid off coal miners and small business owners who told the senator of the financial impacts the regulations were having on the area as a whole. The testimony and comments received during the hearing will also be delivered to the EPA this evening. Stay with Q95 news for updates on todays proceedings.