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Trump seeks to shift Energy Dept priorities with clean energy cuts

The Trump administration requests US$696 million for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy programme - a 66% cut from the 2017 budget.


THE Trump administration's fiscal 2019 budget might never become law, but it's a declaration of intent, and it would reshuffle priorities at the Energy Department, boosting outlays on nuclear security and slashing spending on renewables and energy efficiency.


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