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Trump nominee for mine regulator withdraws 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 […]

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Trump officials open door to fracking in California Trump administration is starting the process of opening up large swaths of land in California to hydraulic fracturing.In a notice issued Wednesday to the Federal Register, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said it intends to…