President Trump’s proposed budget would cut the country’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve by half, slash oil drilling royalty payments to Gulf states and take other steps as part of a broader plan to bring down federal deficits.
The last thing Iowa County farmers expected to crop up amid their well-groomed corn and soybean fields was a permanent pipeline protest camp, given that the county has no pipeline.
Newly released documents show just how badly the State Department wanted to get the U.S. into — and now to remain a party to — the Paris climate agreement that President Trump opposed in his campaign.
Environmental activists have gone from being the government’s closest allies to being nonstop litigants in just four months, filing lawsuits on a weekly basis challenging virtually every move the Trump administration has made in its deregulatory push.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Wednesday that President Trump will make a decision on whether to stay in the Paris Agreement after he returns from the G-7 summit.