UMWA president to discuss coal industry’s future, 2020 election


Courtesy: UMWA

WASHINGTON D.C. (WEHT) – On Wednesday, the International President of the United Mine Workers of America, Cecil Roberts, plans to discuss the future of the coal industry.

Roberts is expected to discuss climate change legislation and initiatives such as “The Green New Deal.”

Roberts is also expected to discuss how these issues will affect the 2020 election.

The press conference is set for 9 a.m. Central Time.

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(This story was originally published on September 4, 2019)

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