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WASHINGTON | Energy chief defends Trump directive on coal, nuclear plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is “alarming” and poses a looming crisis for the nation’s power grid. Experts disagree and say Trump is attempting to solve a problem that doesn’t exist. In … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Energy chief defends Trump directive on coal, nuclear plants