Opponents in Indiana say cutting back on regulations for coal ash disposal could have serious negative side effects.
Even if Trump rolls back environmental protection rules, natural gas is still more competitive fuel source than coal.
The EPA’s new power plant rule aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions in the Hoosier State by about 28 percent by 2030.
Indiana is being required to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions about 28 percent by 2030.
Residents in Southwest Indiana worry new EPA regulations could cause major job loss in the area, although economists say it's too soon to tell.
Indiana ranked 7th in the nation for coal production in 2010, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.