Energy & Fuel

Inside Trump Admin's Fight to Keep Keystone XL Approval Process Secret

"At a February 21 hearing, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that the Trump administration must either fork over documents showing how the U.S. Department of State reversed an earlier decision and ultimately came to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, or else provide a substantial legal reason for continuing to withhold them."

Source: DeSmog, 02/23/2018

"Judge Orders Gov’t Review Of Keystone Pipeline Documents"

"Federal officials must go back and review documents related to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline, under a Wednesday court ruling that came after environmentalists accused President Donald Trump’s administration of withholding details on the project’s approval."

Source: AP, 02/22/2018

University Pulls Back on Pollution Study That Supported Its Benefactor

"The president of a Tennessee state university, under fire for an academic study on truck emissions that was paid for by a local trucking company, has asked federal officials to disregard the study, at least for now, in its review of pollution regulations that could benefit the company."

Source: NY Times, 02/22/2018


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