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Video Blog: Natural Resources Committee Jobs Watch - Rep. Johnson
Johnson: The Obama administration must stop its war on the coal industry and the jobs that go with it.
Posted by Neal Kirby on February 06, 2012
House Natural Resources Committee Republicans are committed to putting Americans back to work by enacting policies that embrace America’s abundant natural resources to help create jobs and grow our economy.

Meet Freshman Committee Member Bill Johnson from Ohio’s Sixth Congressional District. Ohio is home to several coal-fired power plants, which provide hundreds of good-paying jobs.  However, due to the Obama Administration’s proposed rewrite of the Stream Buffer Zone rule, tens of thousands of direct and indirect coal jobs are at jeopardy.  Coal production could be cut in half and cause electricity rates to skyrocket, due to this one overreaching rule.  Watch Rep. Johnson explain the affect this Obama Administration rule could have on jobs in his district:

Learn more about Rep. Bill Johnson by visiting his website and following him on Facebook and Twitter.

Find out what the Natural Resources Committee is doing to increase America’s economic competitiveness and create new American jobs by watching other videos in our Jobs Watch series here.

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