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Timothy Gardner

U.S. sees $18 billion from purchases in nuclear power agreement with Poland

Oct 19 2020

WASHINGTON The United States and Poland have struck a nuclear power agreement in which Poland will likely buy $18 billion in nuclear technology from U.S. companies, the U.S. energy department said on Monday.

Thousands protest Trump's Supreme Court pick at Washington Women's March

Oct 19 2020

WASHINGTON Thousands marched to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday to commemorate the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and protest President Donald Trump's rush to push through Amy Coney Barrett as her replacement. | Video

Trump slams Republican critic who warned of November 'bloodbath'

Oct 17 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked a longtime congressional critic who warned this week that his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and authoritarian leaders could cause a "Republican bloodbath in the Senate" in the Nov. 3 elections.

Trump slams Republican critic who warned of November 'bloodbath'

Oct 17 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked a longtime congressional critic who warned this week that his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and authoritarian leaders could cause a "Republican bloodbath in the Senate" in the Nov. 3 elections.

Trump administration approves $1.35 billion for small-scale nuclear reactor project

Oct 16 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday approved $1.35 billion over 10 years for the building of the first U.S. small-scale nuclear power project, a boost to a technology struggling with cost overruns and delays, but which depends on congressional appropriations.

In Pennsylvania coal country, miners forgive Trump for failed revival

Sep 30 2020

HEGINS, Pa Rick Bender, who owns a coal processing plant in Hegins, Pennsylvania, voted for Republican Donald Trump in 2016, in part because of his promise to revive the industry from a decade-long decline.

Trump-backed Canadian railway to Alaska could free landlocked oil, faces high hurdles

Sep 28 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/WASHINGTON A private-sector proposal endorsed by U.S. President Donald Trump to build a railway from Canada's oil sands to ports in Alaska would free landlocked crude but faces numerous steep challenges.

Factbox: On climate, it's Biden's green revolution versus Trump's war on red tape

Sep 11 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. presidential election pits a politician who plans to tie the country's economic recovery to tackling climate change against another determined to remove as many regulatory hurdles to oil, gas and coal production as possible.

In town made by coal, family wrestles with climate-change legacy

Sep 11 2020

MAHANOY CITY, Pennsylvania Mike Gaval looks out from the Gilberton coal-fired power plant down the valley to Mahanoy City, the town he grew up in, and up the hill to the wind turbines spinning on the horizon.

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