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President Trump orders Energy Department to stop coal retirements

Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:56 pm

The memo apparently wants to freeze endangered coal, nuclear contracts for two years.
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/06/report-department-of-energy-recommends-bail-out-of-failing-coal-plants/
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Re: President Trump orders Energy Department to stop coal retirements

Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:54 pm

Are we picking winners and losers again?
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: President Trump orders Energy Department to stop coal retirements

Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:48 pm

No, the POS in the White House is picking losers.
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Re: President Trump orders Energy Department to stop coal retirements

Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:45 pm

Both are dying due to economics. Let them die.
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Re: President Trump orders Energy Department to stop coal retirements

Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:39 am

SageBrush wrote:No, the POS in the White House is picking losers.


So THAT's why we got what we have after taking away "The United" part in this country!
:: Model 3 LR :: acquired 9 May '18
:: Leaf S30 :: build date: Sep '16 :: purchased: Nov '16
Date - Miles / GIDs:
May '17 - 7300 mi / 363
Sep '17 - 13k mi / 359
.....
Jan '18 - 18.9k mi / 326
Feb '18 - 20.5k mi / 333 ?!?!

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