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April 27, 2017 8:55 AM Promises, Promises: What Trump Said He Would Do But Hasn’t

President Donald Trump has made little progress on some of his key campaign promises in his first 100 days as president. Of the 10 core goals for his presidency tracked by NBC News, Trump made progress on two, faltered on four, and did little or nothing on the rest. Trump's tangible progress is mostly confined to headline-grabbing executive orders that tackle 73

April 17, 2017 1:14 PM Blackstone to buy EagleClaw Midstream for about $2 billion

EagleClaw Midstream Ventures LLC, the largest privately held operator of pipelines and processing facilities in West Texas' Delaware Basin, said it agreed to be bought by funds managed by Blackstone Group LP (BX.N) for about $2 billion. Private-equity funds, including Blackstone, Carlyle Group (CG.O), and CVC Partners, have built up significant firepower 92

March 29, 2017 1:14 AM Fact Check: Trump’s Misleading Words on Energy and Jobs

This is misleading. The rule was announced in August 2015, and halted by the Supreme Court the next February. During that time, there were about 9,300 fewer coal mining jobs. But Bureau of Labor Statistics figures show that coal mining jobs have been on the decline since the 1980s, the earliest data available. The trend is more attributable to an increase 86

March 28, 2017 3:04 AM Trump moves decisively to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record

President Trump will take the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor’s environmental record Tuesday, instructing federal regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. carbon emissions. The sweeping executive order also seeks to lift a moratorium on federal coal leasing and remove the requirement that federal officials consider the impact 75

March 24, 2017 7:21 PM Keystone Foes Prepare Fight as Trump Issues Pipeline Permit

President Donald Trump made good on his promise to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline -- but the fight is far from over. Instead, it shifts to courtrooms, a Nebraska agency and congressional town hall meetings, where environmental activists and landowners have plotted ways to keep blocking the pipeline TransCanada Corp. has been trying to build for more than eight 100

March 24, 2017 7:15 PM Trump Administration Grants Pipeline Permits Without All His Promised Conditions

President Donald Trump vowed to win a "better deal" for Americans before approving the Keystone XL and the Dakota Access oil pipelines, promising to extract concessions and force the builders to use U.S. steel. Now his administration has authorized both projects -- with those conditions mostly unmet. The outcomes illustrate the limits of the president’s 70

March 24, 2017 5:39 PM Trump greenlights Keystone XL pipeline, but obstacles loom

WASHINGTON/CALGARY U.S. President Donald Trump's administration approved TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, cheering the oil industry and angering environmentalists even as further hurdles for the controversial project loom. The approval reverses a decision by former President Barack Obama to reject the project, but the company still 87

March 24, 2017 2:23 PM U.S., in Reversal, Issues Permit for Keystone Oil Pipeline

The new secretary of state, Rex W. Tillerson, formerly the chief executive of Exxon Mobil, had recused himself from the decision. The announcement said the permit was signed by the under secretary of state for political affairs, Thomas A. Shannon Jr. The pipeline still faces hurdles before it can be built. It needs the approval of the Nebraska Public 75

March 24, 2017 12:28 PM Trump administration grants approval for Keystone XL pipeline

The Trump administration has granted a permit for construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, according to the company behind the project. TransCanada, the Calgary-based firm that has been trying to win approval for the pipeline for years, announced Friday morning that the State Department has signed and issued a construction permit for the project 71

March 24, 2017 11:44 AM Trump approves Keystone pipeline

The State Department announced Friday morning that its under secretary for political affairs, Tom Shannon, issued the permit, two months after President Trump signed a memorandum to revive the project after Obama’s rejection. “In making his determination that issuance of this permit would serve the national interest, the under secretary considered a range 70