Trump signs executive orders to speed up energy projects

The US president is trying to make it harder for states to block projects on environmental grounds

Trump reverses Obama’s oil and gas drilling bans

US President Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order to allow offshore oil and gas drilling in previously off-limit areas. The America-First Offshore Energy Strategy opens up large stretches of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans to fossil fuel exploration, as well as swathes of seabed in the US Gulf of Mexico. The order, which is likely to please the oil […]