Yes, yes. We all know that coal use in the U.S. will decline over the next several years as we move to less pollution-intense fuel sources, and that was even before the recent announcement regarding planned Environmental Protection Agency restrictions on carbon-dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. However, coal won't be alone in potentially losing out under the new rules. Liquefied natural gas exports and the companies that make it happen, such as Chart Industries (NASDAQ:GTLS), could also face a much less bullish outlook in the U.S.

Tune into the video below to find out why the EPA's announcement could be an issue for Chart and other potential exporters, and how Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT:LNG) (NYSEMKT:CQP) has set up contracts up with customers to shield itself from this threat.

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