White House sets out policies for ‘energy dominance’

By Staff reporter 4 July 2017

United States President Donald Trump has said he will pursue a programme of "American energy dominance" based on boosting development of energy projects and loosening regulations introduced by his predecessor, Barack Obama.

In a speech last week to promote White House ‘Energy Week’, Trump outlined several new initiatives: reviving and expanding the US nuclear energy sector; using the Department of the Treasury to address barriers to financing overseas coal power plants so the US can increase coal exports; building a new petroleum pipeline to Mexico; negotiating...

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