Free market coalition protests plan to bail out uneconomic power plants
As the administration considers plans to subsidize uneconomic coal and nuclear plants, a broad coalition has opposed the idea. From environmentalists to oil and gas groups and grid operators, many voices have said this is an unnecessary step that would harm American families and businesses.
Recently, another coalition emerged. A group of free market organizations– led by the National Taxpayers Union and including Americans for Prosperity, Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform, and others– sent a letter to the president explaining their concerns.
Here’s what they had to say: