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Trump Nominates Fossil Fuel Hawk To FERC

October 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The Trump Administration announced on Wednesday its intention to nominate Bernard L. McNamee to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a move which is already supported by the fossil fuel industry and will serve to further muddy the future of the country's energy sector

FirstEnergy Seeks Corporate Fossil Fuel Bailout Amidst Bankruptcy

April 2nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The subsidiaries that run FirstEnergy Corp.'s nuclear and coal-fired power plants filed for bankruptcy at the end of March after months of speculation, while at the same time essentially petitioning the US Department of Energy to declare an emergency that would effectively bail out the ruined fossil fuel company. 

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