As Power Grid Debate Continues, Majority of Americans Agree Coal, Nuclear Deserve Government Support.
As the debate continues over potential government action to prevent further retirements of coal and nuclear power plants, a new poll conducted by Morning Consult for the National Mining Association (NMA) found that most Americans – 55 percent – believe the U.S. government should support coal and nuclear power plants, given their ability to provide electricity 24/7, and their utilization of fuel that can be stored on-site in the event of an emergency. Just 20 percent of voters oppose action to support coal and nuclear (24 percent had no opinion or did not know). Learn more here
Coal, Nuclear Power Remain Vital
As the United States enters an era of upheaval in electricity markets, we are obliged to make the best possible use of energy sources through significant government intervention that will lead to greater electric stability and reliability. Learn more here
Trump Administration Aims to Take Coal High-Tech
Coal is in the news again, thanks to the Trump Administration. But this time there's a new wrinkle. The administration is aiming for a high-tech approach that could appeal to climate change activists looking to secure realistic reductions in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Learn more here