Trump Declares End to Obama-Era Energy Curbs

30 Jun 2017   USA

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump declared a new age of “energy dominance” by the U.S. on Thursday as he outlined plans to roll back Obama era restrictions and regulations meant to protect the environment. In a speech at the Energy Department, the president promised to expand the country’s nuclear-energy sector and open up more federal lands and offshore sites to oil and natural-gas drilling. Mr. Trump also celebrated his…

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