(This piece originally appeared in The Hill.) Upended oil markets have turned America’s energy policy on its head.
Ten years after Deepwater Horizon, our president is now a constant ally of fossil fuels, lowering safety standards while seeking to allow or increase drilling in the Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic and Gulf of Mexico. (Photo via Unified Command Joint Information Center.)
Last week, President Trump met with leading oil company executives including three of the largest players on Alaska’s North Slope in ExxonMobil, Chevron and Hilcorp.