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Sam Mintz



Sam reports on energy policy for E&E News, covering the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy and Congress. Before joining E&E News in 2016, he covered local politics at the Cape Cod Times and has also written for the Reuters Foundation. He has a degree in political science and journalism from Brandeis University.

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FERC commissioners hail decision on Perry grid plan

The decision last week by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to unanimously reject a Department of Energy proposal to compensate coal and nuclear plants in certain markets upheld the traditional independence of the agency, two commissioners said today.