by Julia Pyper
March 24, 2017

There is no shortage of energy policy news coming out of Washington, D.C. these days. One of the most recent headline-grabbers was President Trump’s proposed budget that would slash funding for climate and clean energy programs.

If approved in its current form (which experts say is highly unlikely), the budget plan would have a direct effect on states by cutting energy management programs and university lab research, among other things.

Trump’s recent decision to review Obama-era fuel economy standards could also have implications for...