Trump Trumpets Rollback Of Energy Development Regulations

Law360, New York (September 23, 2016, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday doubled down on his full-throated support of fossil fuel development and use, telling a Pennsylvania shale conference that if elected, he would remove federal regulatory barriers to increased coal, oil and gas production and fast-track energy infrastructure projects.

Speaking at the Shale Insight 2016 conference — jointly run by industry groups operating in the Marcellus and Utica shales — in Pittsburgh, Trump said he would open up more federal onshore and offshore areas to oil and gas drilling and...
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