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February 17, 2018

Trump Budget Backs Nuclear, Coal; Cuts Funding for Renewables

Power – The Trump administration’s fiscal year 2019 budget request released February 12 asks for more money to support fossil fuel-based power systems, but seeks funding below current levels for other energy initiatives, including renewable energy and energy efficiency.

February 16, 2018

Energy – SciPol Weekly, February 10 – February 16

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, the EU wants compensation for US solar panel tariffs; largest US wind project receives a setback; and cryptocurrency may create energy shortage in Iceland.

EPA Effort to Repeal Clean Power Plan

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Original Development Brief – Proposes to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan over concerns about US Environmental Protection Agency jurisdiction, regulatory overreach, and harm to the coal industry.

Updated last February 12, 2018