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Could Weaning The U.S. Off Coal Jeopardize The Grid?05:21
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A truck carrying 250 tons of coal hauls the fuel to the surface of the Spring Creek mine near Decker, Montana. (Matthew Brown/AP)
A truck carrying 250 tons of coal hauls the fuel to the surface of the Spring Creek mine near Decker, Montana. (Matthew Brown/AP)
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Many people who deal in the energy sector - grid operators, lawmakers and especially the coal industry - are pushing the idea that transitioning away from coal to renewables and natural gas will destabilize our power grid. Leigh Paterson from Here & Now contributor Inside Energy reports.

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This segment aired on June 11, 2015.

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