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Trump urges U.S.-owned TVA to keep coal plant open

Reuters India Monday, 11 February 2019 ()
President Donald Trump on Monday urged the Tennessee Valley Authority not to close a plant in the heart of coal country, as the U.S.-owned power generator converts its operations to natural gas, nuclear and renewables for economic reasons.
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According to Reuters, The Tennessee Valley Authority voted on Thursday to close two coal-fired power plants, including one in Kentucky that was mostly supplied by a company chaired by a donor to President Donald Trump, who had called on the U.S. owned utility to keep it open. The 870-megawatt Bull...

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