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Coal States Urge Trump Administration to Tackle Plant Closures

Coal States Urge Trump Administration to Tackle Plant Closures

Six coal states are pressing the Trump administration to wrap up an almost two-year inquiry into whether coal and nuclear plant retirements are threatening the electric grid.
Trump’s Top Energy Regulator Invites Execs to Coal Country

Trump’s Top Energy Regulator Invites Execs to Coal Country

President Donald Trump’s chief energy regulator has invited a group of environmentalists, energy executives and other industry leaders to the heart of Coal Country for a summit on “the future of
Threat From Cyber Hackers Is Growing, U.S. Grid Regulator Says

Threat From Cyber Hackers Is Growing, U.S. Grid Regulator Says

Hackers increasingly threaten sites in the U.S. ranging from nuclear power plants to water processing systems, according to a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, adding his voice to
Regulators Reject Perry’s Plan to Help Coal and Nuclear Plants

Regulators Reject Perry’s Plan to Help Coal and Nuclear Plants

The White House’s plan to bail out America’s coal country has been shot down -- by the very energy regulators that President Donald Trump appointed last year.
Trump Appointee Who Wanted to Help Coal Gets Coal for Christmas

Trump Appointee Who Wanted to Help Coal Gets Coal for Christmas

Despite months of trying, Republican Neil Chatterjee never did manage to pass a rule to save struggling coal plants by the end of his stint leading the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. As
Trump’s Plan to Bail Out Coal May Be Unraveling Under New Regulator

Trump’s Plan to Bail Out Coal May Be Unraveling Under New Regulator

The Trump administration, which was looking to have a plan in place by next week to bail out America’s coal country, will instead have to wait until the new year.
One Trump Buzzword to Seal Fate of $700 Billion Power Trade

One Trump Buzzword to Seal Fate of $700 Billion Power Trade

Hurricane winds and raging wildfires knocked out power to millions of people from Florida to California this year, underscoring the need to protect America’s electric grid from disaster.
How Trump’s Plan to Help Coal Will Raise People’s Power Bills

How Trump’s Plan to Help Coal Will Raise People’s Power Bills

President Donald Trump’s administration is trying to figure out ways of keeping financially ailing coal power plants from closing.
Trump’s Coal Man Is Racing Against the Clock to Bail Out Plants

Trump’s Coal Man Is Racing Against the Clock to Bail Out Plants

President Donald Trump is on the verge of subsidizing coal plants that would otherwise be driven out of business by cheaper, cleaner natural gas.
How McConnell May Have Inadvertently Undercut the Coal Industry

How McConnell May Have Inadvertently Undercut the Coal Industry

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is one of coal’s best friends, but he may have undercut the industry by rushing through the confirmation of two energy regulators.