Trump Eyes Cold War Statute to Keep Coal Burning: Report

By Miranda Green
The Hill 
WASHINGTON, DC (April 19, 2018) – The Trump administration is looking into a Cold War-imposed statute to prop up U.S. coal plants, Bloomberg reports.
The administration is considering implementing the 68-year-old Defense Production Act, which was first passed by Congress in the midst of the Korean War as a way to nationalize an energy industry necessary in times of war.
The Trump administration aims to use the same statute to bolster long-struggling coal and nuclear power plants, various sources tell Bloomberg.

http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/383930-trump-turns-to-cold-war-statute-to-keep-coal-burning-report

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