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Trump issues energy infrastructure orders affecting natural gas lines

April 11, 2019


President Trump signed a pair of executive orders intended to streamline energy infrastructure, according to the White House. The orders have to do mostly with liquified natural gas extraction projects and cross-border infrastructure permits.

“Inefficient energy infrastructure forces Americans to depend on energy that is more expensive and less reliable,” according to a White House press release.

Specifically, Trump directed the EPA to review and update the “outdated” guidance regarding certification under section 401 of the Clean Water Act.

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