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B.A., 1974, History, Rutgers University M.A., 1977, Public Policy, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at AustinExpertise: Electric power and fuel marketsStan has...

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The Trump Administration is pursuing 1970s energy policies in the 2020s.  It is like a million year old bug trapped in amber -- time has passed and the bug has no idea.

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Matt Chester on Aug 20, 2020

The Trump Administration is pursuing 1970s energy policies in the 2020s.  It is like a million year old bug trapped in amber -- time has passed and the bug has no idea.

Oh yes, I feel like a lot could be done with the Jurassic Park comparison! But I digress..

What worries me is that, unlike some other energy decisions to come out of this Administration, I'm not sure this decision was a Trump-specific one but rather one that would have been supported by others in the party as well. That means that undoing it or working to fix the issue still faces a tough battle no matter what happens in November and beyond. How do you think it ultimately plays out over the next decade, Stan? 

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