The Dims need to get past the mid-term elections in ‘14, and putting more coal states out of business is not prudent. After The First Dictator has all the levers of D.C. power in his grasp, he can shut down every coal mine in the country and see the price of electricity soar, as was his stated goal way back in ‘08.
Better to keep all those bitter clinkers cold and in the dark...then we don’t have to feed them....
” Rewriting the proposal would significantly delay any action,”
And delay any construction too. Uncertainty, ya know.