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Consumers and taxpayers will be much better off with lower monthly rates and lower taxes when politicians simply let the energy market do its job. A nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J. (Peter Ackerman/The Asbury Park Press via AP)

Why we shouldn't bail out big nuclear

One very effective criticism of American capitalism is that it simply privatizes profits and socializes losses. That is not usually true. Ye...

Clean coal has hit a speedbump, but it remains essential

By William F. Shughart II

All that is needed is for one to prove cost-effective, scalable and replicable.

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Pruitt reconsidering Obama-era controls on two of Utah's oldest coal plants

By John Siciliano

The Obama emissions plan required the two plants to install equipment to cut nitrogen oxide pollution to reduce the haze experienced at near...

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Science panel's communications director leaves Capitol Hill to join Chevron Phillips Chemical

By John Siciliano

Kristina Baum will lead external communications for a joint venture between energy companies Chevron Corp. and Phillips 66.

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