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Keystone XL And The Environment

In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb. (Nati Harnik/AP)
In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb. (Nati Harnik/AP)

President Trump is making a lot of big moves on the energy and environment front.  Last week, he green-lighted the Keystone XL Pipeline out of Canada after it was stopped by the Obama administration.  Tomorrow, he is slated to sign a big executive order pushing domestic oil, coal and gas and reversing the Obama Clean Power Plan.  We want to look at where Trump energy policy is going.

Guests

Jen Dlouhy, energy and environment reporter for Bloomberg News. ( @jendlouhyhc)

Bill McKibben, author, environmentalist and founder of 350.org. Distinguished scholar at Middlebury College. Author of “ The End of Nature” and “ Oil and Honey.” ( @billmckibben)

From Tom’s Reading List

Bloomberg News: Keystone Foes Prepare Fight as Trump Issues Pipeline Permit — “President Donald Trump made good on his promise to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline — but the fight is far from over. Instead, it shifts to courtrooms, a Nebraska agency and congressional town hall meetings, where environmental activists and landowners have plotted ways to keep blocking the pipeline TransCanada Corp. has been trying to build for more than eight years. Just winning Nebraska regulators’ approval for Keystone XL’s route through the state could take TransCanada another six months. State and federal court battles could prolong the process.”

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