Saturday, 2 June 2018

Trump administration moves to keep failing coal and nuclear plants open, citing national security

Source: CNBC, 1st June 2018, by Tom DiChristopher

  • The Trump administration is moving to keep coal and nuclear plants open by turning to rarely used federal powers.
  • The administration argues that the plants are necessary in order to protect national security.
  • The move comes after regulators rejected an earlier effort by the Energy Department to subsidize coal and nuclear plants.

Read more at: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/01/trump-plan-bails-out-coal-and-nuclear-plants-for-national-security.html