The proposed new rules could insulate the state from President Donald Trump’s executive order to roll back the reach of the Clean Water Act.
Federal programs that have assisted communities with cleaner water, safer sidewalks and sewage treatment are on the chopping block in Washington.
Government auditors also report the insurance fund for taxpayer-backed mortgages lost $14.2 billion.
Despite celebrations at the site of protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, experts say the recent decision to stop the pipeline could be reversed by the Trump administration or the next Congress.
Despite a recent halt to construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the companies behind it say they “fully expect to complete construction of the pipeline without any additional rerouting.”
For thousands of Native American demonstrators, the announcement that the pipeline won’t go forward is a relief, especially as harsh winter conditions sweep through protest camps. But they’re not all convinced that it’s safe to pack up and go home just yet.
Donald Trump’s 2015 deals in Indonesia were part of a pattern of global expansion for the real estate mogul as he ramped up to run for president. He has refrained from taking his foot off the gas during the campaign and even after winning the election.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, Reveal’s mission of uncovering wrongdoing and injustices, and focusing our efforts on those stories with the greatest potential to drive change, has never seemed more relevant.
Oil billionaire Harold Hamm is a contender to become President-elect Donald Trump’s next energy secretary. That could present a windfall for Continental Resources, where Hamm is chief executive.
Exit polls show veterans played a pivotal role in Donald Trump’s surprise victory. Many said they weren’t sure what a Trump presidency would bring, but wanted to reject Hillary Clinton, who they said mishandled classified information and was unwilling to reform a broken VA health care system.