In Iowa, climate change and coal has become a local issue. State regulators want to prevent construction of a power plant unless it sequesters the CO2 from its coal-fired furnace. James Hansen, director of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, is testifying to support the requirement.
Coverage from the Des Moines Register is worth a read, via two from staffer Perry Beeman:
Grist for the Mill: Hansen's submitted testimony.