A Trump administration plan that would spend billions of dollars to subsidize aging coal-fired and nuclear power plants may not be much of a boon for Wyoming coal, one of the state’s leading economists said Wednesday.

“It’s really unclear how this is going to work out,” said Robert Godby, an associate professor in the College of Business Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Wyoming. “What we do know is this really only affects the places that have competitive coal sale markets.”

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