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Official: Plan to exclude Florida from drilling isn't final 20.1.2018 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration's promise to exempt Florida from an offshore drilling plan is not a formal action, an Interior Department official said Friday in a statement that Democrats said contradicted a high-profile announcement by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke....
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Govs. Hogan, Northam ask Trump administration to exempt Md. and Va. from expanded offshore drilling 20.1.2018 Washington Post
Govs. Hogan, Northam ask Trump administration to exempt Md. and Va. from expanded offshore drilling
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U.S. to beat Saudi in oil production 19.1.2018 Hindu: International
The U.S. is set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s number two oil producer after Russia this year, as shale companies ramp up drilling, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.Crude production...
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The Energy 202: Possible government shutdown means FEMA could be hobbled while national parks stay open 19.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The impact of a shutdown on environmental and energy agencies will be uneven.
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The Trump Administration's Attacks on Public Lands and Waters Will Cause Irreparable Harm 18.1.2018 Truthout.com
The designation of a national monument protects the land from drilling, fracking, mining, logging -- protection not afforded to the majority of public land, says Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity. Spivak discusses why the largest delisting of protected federal lands in US history will harm species, waters and exacerbate climate change. Who are the powerful funders behind Truthout? Our readers! Help us publish more stories like this one by making a tax-deductible donation. In December, Trump  announced  that he would shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah by 85 percent and 46 percent respectively. The announcement came after Trump had ordered Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke in April to review 27 national monuments created since 1996 that were 100,000 acres or larger, and Zinke subsequently recommended that these and other monuments be reduced. Trump's move represents the  largest  delisting of protected federal lands in US history, removing 2 ...
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From taxes to the swamp: Trump's promises, kept and incomplete, 1 year in 18.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In 2016, Donald Trump offered a list of things he wanted to accomplish as president. As his first anniversary in office approaches, here is what he can check off and what is incomplete.
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The Energy 202: Trump administration is sidelining science boards, new report says 18.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The administration has lots of explanations.
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One year in, Trump's environmental agenda is already taking a measurable toll 18.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A massive coal ash spill near Knoxville, Tenn., in 2008 forever changed life for Janie Clark’s family and left her husband with crippling health problems. So Clark was astounded late last year when she heard what the Environmental Protection Agency had done.

In September, at the behest of power...

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How Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke prompted a mass resignation from his National Park Service Advisory Board 18.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Few groups have been closer and more involved in Interior Department policy and management than the National Park System Advisory Board, an appointed and nonpartisan group established 83 years ago to consult on department operations and practices.

So it came as a shock this week when nine of the...

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Colorado began investigating HEI Resources for securities violations in 2002. It just scored a major victory in the case. 18.1.2018 Denver Post: Business
Colorado Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has won a favorable judgement in a long-running and hard-fought case with national ramifications on how oil and gas wells are financed in the United States.
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The Energy 202: Trump administration is trying to sell natural gas to African countries president disparaged 17.1.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump administration is trying to sell natural gas to African countries president disparaged
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Pipeline Builders Outflank Opposition with Expansions 17.1.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
As environmentalists and local activists make it difficult to build new oil and gas lines, energy companies are simply supersizing old pipes that already exist.
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South L.A. commission backs stiff new rules for oil site near USC 17.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A South Los Angeles commission upheld city demands Tuesday night to stiffen rules for an oil production site that sits next to homes, overriding objections from the company that runs the Jefferson Boulevard facility.

“We all can appreciate the importance of oil and gas … but I don’t think it should...

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Administration of Denial: Trump's Shock and Awe Attack on the Environment 16.1.2018 Truthout.com
President Donald Trump signs a Presidential Proclamation shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 4, 2017. (Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images) The administration of Donald J. Trump, starting with the president himself, is populated by deniers of human-caused climate disruption in all the key positions. For those of us concerned about runaway climate disruption, this regime, with its denial of the greatest existential threat to humanity (alongside nuclear war), has become our worst enemy. Support your favorite writers by making sure we can keep publishing them! Make a donation to Truthout to ensure independent journalism survives. President Donald Trump signs a Presidential Proclamation shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 4, 2017. (Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images) It's no secret that Donald Trump, someone who would ...
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Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office 15.1.2018 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch....
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Trump on his promises: Yes on tax cuts but where's the wall? 13.1.2018 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch....
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Venezuela’s economy is collapsing and violence is rampant. Its solution: woo tourists. 13.1.2018 Washington Post: World
The government hopes to follow in Cuba’s footsteps. Good luck, hoteliers say.
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Trump unites Democrats and Republicans — to oppose his offshore drilling plan 12.1.2018 LA Times: Nation

Members of Congress from both parties and both coasts have intensified their opposition to the Trump administration’s plan to open almost all of America’s outer continental shelf to energy exploration.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) joined eight New England Democrats and an independent on Thursday...

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Trump unites Democrats and Republicans — to oppose his offshore drilling plan 12.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Members of Congress from both parties and both coasts have intensified their opposition to the Trump administration’s plan to open almost all of America’s outer continental shelf to energy exploration.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) joined eight New England Democrats and an independent on Thursday...

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BP to pay California $102 million to settle claim it overcharged the state for natural gas 12.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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