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■Class discussion: Should the government try to keep coal power plants going? Why or why not? President Trump promised to bring back jobs in the coal industry. Is that possible? How many Americans are employed in coal mining? How many are employed in renewable energy? Why is natural gas replacing coal? What has made natural gas much cheaper than it once was? What are the different impacts on the environment and human health by coal, natural gas and renewable energy?
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