Trump urges U.S.-owned TVA to keep coal plant open
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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. "Coal is an important part of our electricity generation mix," Trump, who considers voters in coal-producing states a key part of his base, wrote on Twitter
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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