Trump officials roll back Obama oil train safety rule

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/408125-trump-admin-rolls-back-obama-oil-train-safety-ruleThe Trump administration on Monday repealed a mandate that would have required trains carrying crude oil to use special brakes with new technology.The Department of Transportation’s Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA…


Top California regulator: Emissions rule change 'blows a hole' in air pollution standards

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/408105-ca-air-pollution-head-new-epa-car-emissions-rule-turns-its-back-onThe chief of the California Air Resources Board is warning that the Trump administration’s proposed changes to car emissions standards “blows a hole” in efforts to meet air-pollution standards.Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the state panel, […]

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Trump nominee for mine regulator withdraws

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/405432-trump-nominee-for-mine-regulator-withdrawsPresident Trump’s nominee to lead a mining industry regulator withdrew his name from consideration Thursday, citing frustration over the ethics review process.J. Steven Gardner, a coal industry consultant, said in a statement that he was […]