Report: FERC working with White House, NSC on coal and nuclear bailout

Utility Dive: Pugliese's reported comments at the American Nuclear Society this week shed new light on FERC's role in the Trump administration's push to save coal and nuclear plants.

In June, President Trump directed the DOE to devise a plan to keep the uneconomic generators online, saying their retirement could put national security at risk. The order came the same day as the release of the NSC memo, which argued the large plants are more secure than those fueled by natural gas.

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