"A federal judge today [Monday] dismissed a lawsuit challenging President Trump's executive order requiring agencies to scrap two regulations for every new one created."
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"The Environmental Protection Agency has experienced a huge surge in open records lawsuits since President Donald Trump took office, an analysis of data reviewed by POLITICO shows — a trend that comes amid mounting criticism of EPA's secrecy about Administrator Scott Pruitt’s travels, meetings and policy decisions."
"In the backdrop of a chaotic first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, the conservative Koch brothers have won victory after victory in their bid to reshape American government to their interests."
"Minnesota's Ojibwe bands asked utility regulators to wait for cultural survey."
"A measure to tax carbon emissions from fossil fuels to fight climate change has cleared a key fiscal committee in Washington state."
"Supporters and opponents of the Interior Department's draft five-year plan for offshore energy development yesterday filtered into a hotel meeting room in the northeast quadrant of the nation's capital."
"Jeff Sands, U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's senior agricultural adviser and a former pesticide lobbyist, received a limited waiver from President Trump's ethics pledge."
"The 'Last Week Tonight' host was within his First Amendment rights to criticize a coal baron and his company, the court found."
"The proposal raised eyebrows around the Washington region: What if the government sold Reagan National and Dulles International airports and used the proceeds to fund other needs?"
"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."