Trump Proposal to Subsidize Nuclear and Coal Would Burden Consumers, Public Citizen to Tell House Lawmakers on Thursday

Oct. 4, 2017

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Trump Proposal to Subsidize Nuclear and Coal Would Burden Consumers, Public Citizen to Tell House Lawmakers on Thursday

Tyson Slocum, Director of Public Citizen’s Energy Program, Will Testify Before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee

WHAT: Tyson Slocum, director of Public Citizen’s Energy Program, will testify before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee about the Trump administration’s proposal to subsidize the nuclear and coal industries. Slocum will explain why U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s plan to subsidize uneconomic nuclear and coal power plants would saddle consumers with billions in bailout costs. Slocum will outline simple reforms that are needed to protect consumers in America’s power markets.

WHEN: 10 a.m. EDT, Thursday, Oct. 5

WHERE: Room 2123, Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.

WHO: Tyson Slocum, director, Public Citizen’s Energy Program