Utilities Rise On Trump's Paris Accord Position Reports - Utilities Roundup

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Shares of power-plant operators rose after reports that President Donald Trump was leaning toward a pullout from the Paris climate accord. A retreat from the pact, under which nations had agreed to emissions-reduction targets, would alleviate pressure on utilities running coal-fired and natural-gas-fired plants.

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-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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May 31, 2017 16:53 ET (20:53 GMT)