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Donald Trump rolls out massive offshore drilling expansion, vows U.S. will be ‘energy superpower’

In a massive rollback of the Obama administration’s energy policy, President Trump’s Interior Department on Thursday released a draft proposal that would open nearly all of the nation’s coastal waters to offshore drilling, sparking yet another battle with environmental groups Read More

Trump Readies ‘Energy Independence’ Order to Repeal Obama Climate Policies

President Donald Trump will issue a sweeping “energy independence” executive order Tuesday to dismantle signature global warming policies put in place by the Obama administration. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt told ABC News Trump would issue the order Read More

Carl Icahn Blasts Political ‘Witch Hunt’ Targeting His Association With Trump

A billionaire investor adviser to President Donald Trump said liberal groups are using a smear campaign to protect an environmental program that bludgeons small businesses. Trump’s opponents are using “fake news” tactics to dismiss efforts to reform the EPA’s Renewable Read More

Bush-Era EPA Chief Attacking Trump’s Climate Policies Is A Green Energy Lobbyist

The George W. Bush-era EPA chief who recently criticized President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the agency worked for years lobbying various green energy projects, according to documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. Documents show that former EPA Read More

Former Bush EPA Head ‘Worried Terribly’ About Trump’s Climate Policies

The former head of the EPA under the George W. Bush administration believes the Trump administration could mean doom for the environment. Christine Todd Whitman, who headed the agency from 2001 to 2003, accused President-elect Donald Trump of potentially torpedoing Read More

GOP Platform: It’s Time To Get Rid Of The EPA

The Republican Party’s 2016 platform proposes getting rid of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a massive regulatory body and turning it into an “independent bipartisan commission.” “We propose to shift responsibility for environmental regulation from the federal bureaucracy to Read More