Asserting ‘dominance,’ Trump seeks boost for U.S. energy exports

27 Jun 2017   exports

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks up the West Wing colonnade to greet India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Modi arrives for a visit in Washington. President Donald Trump on Thursday will lay out his plan for reducing regulations to boost already-abundant U.S. production of oil, natural gas and coal and export it around the world, creating American jobs and helping allies. Trump will deliver an address on his administration’s new mantra of “energy dominance” at the Energy Department, officials told reporters. They declined to give details on how he would tweak existing regulations that have not stopped a surge in exports. “We’ve gone from the age of scarcity now to the age of abundance when it comes to American energy,” Mike Catanzaro, a White House energy policy aide, told reporters. “We want to use those abundant resources for good here at home and for […]

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