Contractors Claim Administration Pressed to 'Soften' Job-Loss Estimates From Mining R

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    The Obama administration pressured analysts to change an environmental review to reflect fewer job losses from a proposed regulation, the contractors who worked on the review testified Friday.
    The dispute revolves around proposed changes to a rule regulating coal mining near streams and other waterways. The experts contracted to analyze the impact of the rule initially found that it would cost 7,000 coal jobs.
    But the contractors claim they were subsequently pressured to not only keep the findings under wraps but "revisit" the study in order to show less of an impact on jobs.


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    Interesting...playing with the numbers, who would have ever thought? This is the most transparent administration.....EVER!
     
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    Let's call it what it really is...BLANTANTLY DISHONEST. What else should we expect from this administration? Status quo.
     

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