Tag: oil

Court-released exchanges show Scott Pruitt’s cozy relationship with oil and gas could impact energy development.

Newly released emails show how an oil company coached that opposition. Oklahoma-based Devon Energy drafted an opposition letter for Pruitt to sign, coaxed his office to corral other state attorneys generals to sign on and prompted Pruitt to meet with a key White House office that serves as a gateway for major rules like the BLM’s 2015 Hydraulic Fracturing Rule.

NORTH DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE

(CANNON BALL, N.D.) — Some of the last remnants of the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp went up in flames Wednesday as opponents of the project set fire to makeshift wooden housing as part of a leaving ceremony ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land.