Trump touts environmental policies, but says nothing of climate change | TheHill

President Trump touted his environmental successes in a speech from the White House on Monday that focused heavily on his steering of the economy and help for the nation’s energy sector, and that didn’t include the phrase “climate change” once. Flanked by Cabinet heads from the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Interior Department, […]

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Energy secretary: US aims to making fossil fuels cleaner

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing “draconian” regulations on coal and oil, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said… — Read on apnews.com/491888c04e3244d4a4e473e7978f47cc

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US says it will complete Keystone environmental review

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. government attorneys say the Trump administration plans to finish a new environmental review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada even if a federal appeals court throws out a lawsuit that blocked the project. President Donald Trump issued a new permit for the $8 billion pipeline last month. In […]

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CEO of oil group sees no slowdown in US production

The U.S. oil and gas industry is praised by supporters for boosting America to the forefront of global production and attacked by critics who blame it for sowing doubt about the scientific… — Read on apnews.com/132936c2afcb4f44bc3eb01f05b9156d

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Trump administration offshore drilling plan due ‘in coming weeks’: official | Reuters

The Trump administration’s revised five-year program to expand offshore drilling in most federal waters will be released “in the coming weeks,” an Interior Department official said on Wednesday, after months of opposition from coastal state lawmakers opposed to exposing their shorelines to oil and gas exploration. — Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-oil-offshore/trump-administration-offshore-drilling-plan-due-in-coming-weeks-official-idUSKCN1QN2XB

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US government appeals ruling that blocked Keystone pipeline

US government appeals ruling that blocked Keystone pipeline BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is appealing a court ruling that blocked the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Justice Department attorneys on Friday appealed the November ruling from U.S. District Judge Brian Morris that blocked a construction permit for the 1,184-mile (1,900-kilometer) pipeline. The line sponsored […]

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Judge blocks Keystone XL pipeline | TheHill

A federal judge blocked the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline Thursday, saying the Trump administration’s justification for approving it last year was incomplete. In a major victory for environmentalists and indigenous rights groups, Judge Brian Morris of the District Court for the District of Montana overturned President Trump’s permit for the Canada-to-Texas pipeline, which the president signed shortly […]

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U.S. will not tap oil reserve as Iran sanctions loom: Perry | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is not considering a release from the U.S. emergency oil stockpile to offset the impact of looming Iran sanctions, and will instead rely on big global producers to keep the market stable, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Wednesday. — Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-energy-spr/u-s-not-considering-oil-reserve-release-over-iran-perry-idUSKCN1M62VG

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Tribes: Trump illegally approved oil pipeline from Canada

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota sued the Trump administration on Monday, claiming it approved an oil pipeline from Canada without conside — Read on apnews.com/

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