It could be a win-win for environmentalists and coal miners -- but the president isn't interested.
Bailouts, like the one recently considered by the Obama Administration, aren't the purview of one political party. Both parties do it freely and frequently, at federal and state levels. The US government is bailing out businesses all the time.
Mountaintop removal, a form of surface mining, is destroying land and costing jobs in West Virginia.
With Massey Energy's Don Blankenship in jail, coal companies are concerned about these tricky "law" thingies.
Problem is, coal mining jobs aren't coming back -- even under President Trump.