trump aiming to make it harder for states to block pipelines wed 10 apr

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WASHINGTON making power on such projects. this is a massive abuse of power that does nothing other than line the pockets of trumps fossil fuel billionaire friends all at the expense of our democracy and our safety. Trump can try to rewrite regulations in favor of Big Oil but he cant stop people power and our movement. We will continue to fiercely oppose dirty projects like Keystone XL through the US heartlands and many more across the country. and several reservations along the pipeline route. By Darlene Superville and Kevin Freking Associated PressSAN ANTONIO President Donald Trump wants to make it harder for states to scuttle pipelines and other energy projects based on concerns about their impact on water quality. Pointing to Washington state and New York Republican lawmakers have complained about states using the permitting process to stop energy projects. Under the planned executive order and issue updated guidance for the states to follow to comply with the intent of the landmark law. A second order expected from Trump would streamline the process for energy infrastructure that crosses international borders. Currently the secretary of state has the authority to issue permits for cross border infrastructure such as pipelines

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