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Trump Power: Industry Analysts Say New Rule Will Not Fuel Coal Comeback

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When President Trump wants to talk coal, he comes to West Virginia. So it was not surprising that the president visited Charleston just hours after his administration unveiled a long-awaited overhaul of the Obama administration’s signature climate change regulation, the Clean Power Plan. “We’re cancelling Obama’s illegal, anti-coal-destroying regulations. The so-called Clean Power Plan,” Trump… Read More

West Virginia Rate Reduction, Cost Removal Settlements OK’d

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Public Service Commission has approved rate reduction settlements for utility companies totaling almost $85 million annually starting next month. The PSC also Friday approved eliminating about $151 million in recoverable costs that would have been included in surcharges increases or rate cases currently before the commission. The commission… Read More

Final Review of Ballots in 12 District Congressional Race Underway

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A final review of ballots cast in a deadlocked special congressional election in Ohio is underway. The bipartisan Franklin County Board of Elections authorized staff Friday to count 46 additional absentee ballots and 1,161 of 1,349 provisional ballots cast in the uncalled 12th Congressional District race. Another 17 ballots were being… Read More