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Exclusive: Who's in the new group fighting Perry's FERC plan

Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Photo: Tony Gutierrez / AP

The Affordable Energy Coalition, which has been urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject a Department of Energy proposal that would mandate higher revenues for coal and nuclear power plants, is now making its members public.

Why it matters: The coalition's emergence underscores the breadth of the opposition from several industry sectors to Energy secretary Rick Perry's push to keep coal and nuclear plants at risk of retirement online by shaking up wholesale power market rules.