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G.O.P. and Trump Hurry to Slash Oil and Gas Rules, Ending Industries' 8-Year Wait

Feb 05, 2017 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON -- The document carried the title ''A Roadmap to Repeal,'' a concise list of Obama administration environmental regulations that a Koch brothers-backed group was pressing President Trump and Congress to quickly reverse after Inauguration Day.

It was a tally of rules that energy industry executives and lobbyists had waged a futile fight against for eight years, donating millions of dollars to lawmakers who vowed to help block them, filing lawsuits to try to overturn them and hiri...