Jeff Brady Jeff Brady is an NPR National Desk Correspondent based in Philadelphia. He covers the mid-Atlantic region and the energy industry.
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News Brief: Democracy Activists Arrested In Hong Kong, Methane Limit Rollback, Brexit

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Not All Oil Companies Support Trump Administration's Rollback Of Methane Emission Rule

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More Companies Are Taking On The Challenge Of Capturing Carbon Dioxide

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Teen Activist Will Avoid Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Her Way To U.N. Summit

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The Sunrise Movement has organized protests like this one in July in Philadelphia to pressure the Democratic National Committee to hold a primary debate focused on climate change. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Activists Push Democrats On Climate Change, A New Priority For Party's Base

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After Hours-Long Standoff, Philadelphia Police Arrest Gunman

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Big breweries are selling less beer, so they're getting creative to attract customers. Pabst Blue Ribbon is market testing hard coffee in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maine, Georgia and Florida. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Pabst Blue Ribbon Seeks Buzz With Hard Coffee

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Chubb Insurance Company Pulls Back From Coal Industry

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The Environmental Protection Agency's final version of its Affordable Clean Energy rule is supported by the coal industry, but it's not clear that it will be enough to stop more coal-fired power plants from closing. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

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Denise Brinley is executive director at the Pennsylvania Governor's Office of Energy. The state produces "playbooks" to highlight ways old coal power plant sites could be redeveloped. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites

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Entering the control room at Three Mile Island Unit 1 is like stepping back in time. Except for a few digital screens and new counters, much of the equipment is original to 1974, when the plant began generating electricity. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Artist rendering of NuScale Power's nuclear power plant design, which would use small modular reactors. NuScale Power hide caption

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This Company Says The Future Of Nuclear Energy Is Smaller, Cheaper And Safer

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Once it is safe to remove the spent fuel from the pool, it's stored outside in metal casks. They are lined up on a concrete base, behind razor wire and against a hillside near the power plant. Olivia Sun/NPR hide caption

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As Nuclear Waste Piles Up, Private Companies Pitch New Ways To Store It

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Voters In The Swing State Of Pennsylvania React To Mueller Report

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