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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 Jul 2017

French court repeals law on regulated gas prices

PARIS France's highest administrative court on Wednesday repealed a law on regulated gas prices, which covers about half of France's retail customers and 11 percent of professional users, saying it hurt competition and was against European Union regulations.

17 May 2017

Green activist Hulot named French ecology minister, EDF stock slumps

PARIS Green activist Nicolas Hulot was appointed as the minister responsible for environment and energy in the new French government on Wednesday, sending the share price of nuclear utility EDF down as much as seven percent.

17 May 2017

Green activist Hulot named French ecology minister, EDF stock slumps

PARIS Green activist Nicolas Hulot was appointed as the minister responsible for environment and energy in the new French government on Wednesday, sending the share price of nuclear utility EDF down as much as seven percent.

17 May 2017

Green activist Hulot named French ecology minister, EDF stock slumps

PARIS Green activist Nicolas Hulot was appointed as the minister responsible for environment and energy in the new French government on Wednesday, sending the share price of nuclear utility EDF down as much as seven percent.

03 May 2017

Exclusive: France under Macron could delay nuclear cutbacks - source

PARIS French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron may delay plans to reduce the share of nuclear power in the French power mix and is considering a UK-style subsidy mechanism to build new nuclear reactors, a source close to the Macron campaign team said.

03 May 2017

Exclusive: France under Macron could delay reducing nuclear reliance - source

PARIS French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron may delay plans to reduce the share of nuclear power in the French power mix and is considering a UK-style subsidy mechanism to build new nuclear reactors, a source close to the Macron campaign team said.

04 Apr 2017

Engie stake sale deepens doubts over UK nuclear project

TOKYO/PARIS/LONDON Toshiba has been forced to buy out French utility Engie from a project to build three nuclear reactors in Moorside, northwest England, adding to strains on the Japanese company's finances and to uncertainty over the project. Engie said on Tuesday it was exercising its right to sell its 40 percent stake in the NuGen venture to Toshiba following the bankruptcy of the Japanese firm's Westinghouse unit. Toshiba will pay 15.3 billion yen ($138.5 million) for the stake.

30 Mar 2017

French group Suez says Brexit could boost its UK waste business

PARIS Brexit could have a positive effect on the UK business of French utility Suez as it could benefit Suez's waste management activities in Britain, a leading Suez executive said on Thursday.

20 Dec 2016

Utility Suez's shares up on report Engie considering full bid

PARIS Shares in French utility Suez climbed on Tuesday after business radio station BFM reported that Engie - which already owns 33 percent of Suez - was examining a full takeover bid.

16 Nov 2016

France's EDF throws Areva a lifeline with reactor deal

FLAMANVILLE, France France moved to shore up its nuclear industry on Wednesday with utility EDF agreeing to buy the reactor construction business of state-run peer Areva for 2.5 billion euros ($2.7 billion).

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