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Trump Skirts Most Energy Issues at World Economic Forum

Four days before he is scheduled to give the first State of the Union address of his presidency, President Trump on Friday bragged about his administration enacting comprehensive tax reform and paring down government regulations to an international audience, but he made scant comments regarding U.S. oil and gas abundance. Read More

EPA Says Obama-Era WOTUS Ruling No Surprise

The Environmental Protection Agency said it anticipated that the U.S. Supreme Court would ultimately rule that the nation's district courts should decide lawsuits filed against an Obama-era rule over which waterbodies deserve protection under the Clean Water Act. Read More

Trump Tariff on Solar Could Hamper Its Competitiveness

The Trump administration slapped a four-year tariff on imported solar cells and modules on Monday, a move that could hamper solar's competitiveness against cheap natural gas while also giving a boost to the coal industry, and which analysts say could signal that the White House is stepping back from more aggressive trade policies. Read More

BLM, States, Industry Fighting Natural Gas Venting/Flaring Lawsuits

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is pushing back against efforts in federal district court to derail the Trump administration's decision to postpone the compliance dates for rules governing associated natural gas flaring and venting on public and tribal lands, calling the rules suspension "a commonsense, time-limited solution to a practical problem." Read More