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How President Donald Trump plans to use energy to pay for infrastructure

Plan for more drilling on federal land likely to be opposed by environmentalists
One of the first proofs that elections have consequences came when, at the very moment that President Donald Trump took his hand from the Bible after being sworn in, a section called An America First...
21 January 2017 -
M. Whittington orchestrates ‘Day Against Denial’ protesting Trump’s cabinet picks

Activist groups led by are planning protests today and telling people to contact their senators to reject President-elect Trump’s key picks.
Bone-chilling temperatures across the U.S. haven’t stopped from holding a "Day Against Denial," featuring climate change protests and events today asking people to tell their U.S. Senators...
9 January 2017 -
T. Richard

Toyota’s newest hydrogen car hits the road in oil-rich Emirates

Toyota is putting the pedal to the metal as it promotes its hydrogen-powered car in the oil producing United Arab Emirates.
Energy companies from Abu Dhabi will be working with Toyota to showcase its newest hydrogen-powered vehicle for use in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The companies involved include Adnoc, Masdar, Al...
17 January 2017 -
T. Richard
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