Midwest power

Jeffrey Tomich



Jeffrey is a St. Louis-based reporter covering the Midwest power sector for EnergyWire. Focus areas include the shift by coal-dependent states to cleaner energy sources and the evolution of the utility business model in response to new technologies. Before joining EnergyWire, Jeffrey was the energy and environment reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he won a SABEW award for a story on the Iowa ethanol boom. He also covered energy for Bloomberg News. A native of Houston, he is a Tulane University graduate with a double major in English and economics.

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Pruitt says Trump's EPA won't pick 'winners and losers'

CLIFTON HILL, Mo. — Standing before the hulking Thomas Hill coal-fired power plant here in central Missouri, U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told plant employees and political supporters that the Trump administration is already undoing the regulatory shackles that gave preference to wind and solar energy over fossil fuels.