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Timothy Gardner

Trump's FERC nominee to seek counsel if coal bailout plan returns

Nov 15 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to join a key panel of independent energy regulators, who helped roll out a Department of Energy (DOE) directive to bail out aging coal and nuclear plants, told senators on Thursday he did not know if he would recuse himself if the issue reappears before the commission.

Exclusive: At U.N. climate talks, Trump team plans sideshow on coal

Nov 15 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year's talks, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.

U.S. renews Iran sanctions, grants oil waivers to China, seven others

Nov 06 2018

WASHINGTON The United States snapped sanctions back in place on Monday to choke Iran's oil and shipping industries, while temporarily allowing top customers such as China and India to keep buying crude from the Islamic Republic.

U.S. renews Iran sanctions, grants oil waivers to China, seven others

Nov 05 2018

WASHINGTON The United States snapped sanctions back in place on Monday to choke Iran's oil and shipping industries, while temporarily allowing top customers such as China and India to keep buying crude from the Islamic Republic.

Trump carbon plan attacked by coastal states, lauded by coal interests

Oct 31 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's proposal to replace an Obama-era policy to fight climate change with a weaker plan allowing states to write their own rules on emissions from coal-fired power plants was criticized by coastal states, but applauded by coal interests on Wednesday.

Senators urge Trump to suspend nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia

Oct 31 2018

WASHINGTON Both Republican and Democratic senators asked U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to suspend civilian nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Coal union boosts giving to Democrats as hopes dim for industry revival

Oct 29 2018

WASHINGTON The top U.S. coal miners union has put a larger share of its campaign donations behind Democrats ahead of the Nov. 6 elections than in 2016, as dimming hopes for a coal industry revival led by President Donald Trump reinforce fears about the safety of worker pensions.

Trump’s sanctions on Iran tested by oil-thirsty China, India

Oct 29 2018

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced in May he would reimpose sanctions on Iran, the State Department began telling countries around the world the clock was ticking for them to cut oil purchases from the Islamic Republic to zero.

RPT-Trump’s Iran sanctions resolve faces test from oil-thirsty China, India

Oct 29 2018

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE, Oct 29 Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced in May he would reimpose sanctions on Iran, the State Department began telling countries around the world the clock was ticking for them to cut oil purchases from the Islamic Republic to zero.

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