Why Trump's Administration Made Coal Plants A National Security Issue
Thursday, 7 June 2018 Watch VideoPresident Donald Trump is an ardent supporter of the struggling coal industry, and he's got a new plan to bail out plants — by framing their survival as essential to the U.S. national security strategy.
Since the early 2000s, coal and nuclear plants have struggled to stay competitive while natural gas took...
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