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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

19 Sep 2017

U.S. senators seek review of potential Russian control of Citgo

WASHINGTON Two U.S. senators have urged the Trump administration to clarify if it is reviewing the potential acquisition by Russian oil company Rosneft of Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA and U.S. subsidiary Citgo, saying a shift in Citgo's assets would be a security risk.

18 Sep 2017

U.S. Interior chief urges changes to national monuments -report

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported.

13 Sep 2017

U.S. delays limits on toxic metals from coal-fired power plants

WASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Wednesday postponed until 2020 new limits on toxic metals and other pollutants in the wastewater of coal-fired power plants, a delay welcomed by industry groups that had sought it but decried by environmental groups.

13 Sep 2017

Florida nursing home where deaths occurred was not on priority list -utility

Florida Power & Light said on Wednesday it had provided power to part of a nursing home that housed six residents who died after the facility lost electricity due to Hurricane Irma, adding that it was not on a county priority list for emergency power restoration.

13 Sep 2017

Florida nursing home where deaths occurred was not on priority list: utility

Florida Power & Light said on Wednesday it had provided power to part of a nursing home that housed six residents who died after the facility lost electricity due to Hurricane Irma, adding that it was not on a county priority list for emergency power restoration.

10 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for U.S. nuclear industry since Fukushima

Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011.

09 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for U.S. nuclear industry since Fukushima

Sept 8 Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011.

07 Sep 2017

Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane Irma

Electricity generator Florida Power & Light said on Thursday it will shut its two nuclear power plants before Irma comes ashore as a very powerful hurricane.

03 Sep 2017

Harvey floods or damages 13 Texas Superfund sites - EPA

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON Thirteen Superfund sites, heavily contaminated former industrial zones, in Texas were flooded or damaged by Hurricane Harvey, but the full impact on surrounding areas was not immediately clear, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Saturday.

01 Sep 2017

After the deluge, Harvey's blight lingers in the floodwater

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON Floating colonies of red fire ants and power lines in floodwaters plagued people fleeing Harvey this week. As they return to their communities, the next scourge could be water filled with bacteria and pollutants.

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