Democrats: White House ly­ing about elec­tri­cal grid

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - MORNING BRIEFING -

Con­gres­sional Democrats ac­cused the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion Thurs­day of falsely sug­gest­ing the na­tion’s elec­tric­ity grid faces se­vere problems to jus­tify an un­nec­es­sary bol­ster­ing of the coal and nu­clear en­ergy in­dus­tries.

En­ergy Sec­re­tary

Rick Perry de­fended his depart­ment’s pro­posal, telling a House en­ergy sub­com­mit­tee that the coun­try must strengthen its sys­tems for de­liv­er­ing power.

The plan would re­ward nu­clear and coal-fired power plants for adding what it calls re­li­a­bil­ity to the na­tion’s power grid.

Rick Perry

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