In interview with the Atlantic Jim Mattis shies away from making any sweeping judgments about the president’s leadershipSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.12pm BST Today marks a rare occasion for Washington in the Trump era. All three of the country’s major newspapers – the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal – have front pages lacking the president’s name.THURSDAY AUG 29, 2019 No Trump stories on the front pages of the WSJ, NYT or WaPo. Stunning. https://t.co/VmRDquaVrE pic.twitter.com/C1UR8pO1TFAn aide of his once told me that if POTUS sees this (and he will) he usually makes sure it doesn’t happen the next day. ¯_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/Ui4SlQTxco 2.58pm BST The Trump administration is expected to announce today that it will loosen regulations on the powerful greenhouse gas methane.The Wall Street Journal reports: The proposed plan would do away with Obama-era requirements for the industry to install technologies that monitor and limit leaks from new wells, tanks and pipeline networks and to more frequently inspect for leaks.
It would also forestall legal requirements that would have forced the EPA to set rules on emissions from thousands of pre-existing wells and industry sites. Continue reading…
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Author : Joan E Greve in Washington
Publish date : 2019-08-29 14:12:23
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