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Trump’s Proposed Budget Slashes Funding for Clean Energy Programs

The Trump administration released its proposed 2019 budget on Monday. The energy portion focuses on an “all of the above” strategy and proposes cuts to several clean energy programs. Under the blueprint, the Department of Energy would see a slight bump in funding to $30.6 billion over the current $30.1 billion, but that extra cash would go to administration priorities such as modernizing the nuclear arsenal and fossil energy research and development.
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