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Oil Falls After Trump Scolds OPEC for Raising Prices

And it has also done significant harm to America’s fracking industry — since extracting fossil … Yesterday at 5:48 p.m. It Turns Out Mike Pompeo Never Served in the Gulf War It seems like almost everyone was under the impression that he had.

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Trump administration to hold another big offshore drilling auction for Gulf of Mexico

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would hold a new auction for offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in August … and overshadowed by easier-to-access onshore fracking opportunities from the shale boom. Brazil and Mexico are also competing …

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Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’

But in early March, the number of drilling rigs used in the Gulf was just 14, compared with 145 at the industry’s peak in 2000. The downturn was set off by a drop in oil prices, competition from fracking and other sources and, local businesses will tell …

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Trump Wants To Cut Clean Energy Research Funding In Half

President Trump is pushing to slash spending on clean energy research, even as America’s chief economic rivals aim to double public funding for the same. In doing so, experts say, the president is threatening to undermine US competitiveness

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Environmentalists sue Trump administration over Gulf oil waste

The Center for Biological Diversity, Gulf Restoration Network and Louisiana Bucket Brigade filed the suit last week in U.S. District Court in New Orleans. The groups contend waste from fracking and drilling is a threat to water quality and marine life.

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Environmental Groups Sue Trump Over Allowing Oil Giants to Dump Waste in Gulf of Mexico

Several environmental groups have sued the Trump administration for allowing oil companies to dump fracking and drilling waste into the waters of Gulf of Mexico, endangering the marine species and environment. The Center for Biological Diversity …

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Court: Trump admin must enforce Obama methane leak rule

The Trump administration must start enforcing an Obama administration rule limiting methane leaks from oil and natural gas drilling on federal land, a court ruled. In the late Thursday decision, Judge William Orrick of the District Court for the District …

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Trump Takes Aim at Obama-Era Rules on Methane Leaks and Gas Flaring

The methane rules were designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions, capture fuel the oil and gas industry could sell … to wipe out the requirements that operators monitor and detect leaks of methane, the main component of natural gas, and capture and …

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Greens sue Trump over fracking waste in Gulf

Three environmental groups teamed up to sue the Trump administration on Tuesday for allowing oil companies to dump leftover waste from drilling and fracking into the Gulf of Mexico. The lawsuit, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), Gulf …

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California says will block crude oil from Trump offshore drilling plan

Opponents of offshore drilling have complained that Congress has passed no new safety standards since BP Plc’s Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. It took months to stop that leak, which became the largest oil spill …

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