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U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work

Aug 14 2019

WASHINGTON A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday.

U.S. climate scientist removed from job to file whistleblower complaint

Aug 14 2019

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday.

Trump promises more big energy projects at Pennsylvania plant

Aug 13 2019

MONACA, Pa./WASHINGTON President Donald Trump told workers on Tuesday at a $6 billion petrochemicals plant being built in western Pennsylvania that more big U.S. energy projects were coming as his administration rolls back environmental regulations.

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill

Aug 01 2019

WASHINGTON A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration says would strengthen Moscow's economic grip on Europe.

Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal: Democrats

Jul 30 2019

WASHINGTON Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a congressional report released on Monday. | Video

Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal -Democrats

Jul 29 2019

WASHINGTON, July 29 Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a congressional report released on Monday.

U.S. renews Chevron license in Venezuela for three months as Trump officials compromise

Jul 26 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday renewed Chevron Corp's license for three months to drill for oil in Venezuela despite sanctions, a compromise between officials seeking maximum pressure to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro and those favoring a longer renewal for the company.

Senators to unveil carbon tax bill to generate $2.5 trillion in 10 years

Jul 24 2019

WASHINGTON Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most of the revenues to low- and middle-income Americans, one of the lawmakers said.

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