Massive Gulf Separates Trump And Clinton On Energy Policy

By Keith Goldberg (August 5, 2016, 1:31 PM EDT) -- The energy policy gulf between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is nothing short of historic, leaving the fate of sweeping regulatory initiatives, such as the Clean Power Plan, hanging in the balance when voters go to the polls this November, policy experts say.

Clinton, the Democratic nominee, has pledged to build upon the clean energy and climate change policies enacted by President Barack Obama. Meanwhile, Trump, the Republican nominee, has said he will walk back Obama's climate change agenda and is full-throated in his support of fossil fuel development and use.

"I can't recall a situation where it...

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