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Fossil-fuel lobbyists join renewable peers against DoE coal, nuclear support plans

John Voelcker Oct 4, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Containers holding spent nucleat fuel [Nuclear Regulatory Commission photo] Enlarge Photo Pity Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the man now running the cabinet department he couldn't remember that he wanted to eliminate altogether during a notorious 2011 presidential debate. He has pulled off an unusual feat, by uniting lobbyists for fossil-fuel interests with their counterparts advocating for renewable energy. Given the ascendance of fossil fuels under numerous officials appointed by President Donald Trump, it's truly remarkable to find advocates for wind and solar on the same side of any issue as those pushing oil and gas interests. DON'T MISS: Trump DoE critiques renewables against coal for grid reliability Nonetheless, Perry's request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to streamline the Energy Department's rule-m...

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