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News from Ground Control: Planet Trump (Jan. 13)

Friday, January 13, 2017

With President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration only a week from today, questions on what environmental policies he will put in place during his first 100 days in office, as well as who he will pick to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture – the final untapped Cabinet appointment – linger.

Here are several of this week’s deep dives on appointments and the policies we could see from the new administration.

Politico, Elana Schor (Jan. 12, 2017) Senate Dems Raise New Conflict-of-Interest Charges Against Pruitt

Grist, Patrick Parenteau (Jan. 11, 2017) 10 Questions for EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt

Mother Jones, Rebecca Leber (Jan. 9, 2017) Here Are All the Climate Deniers and Oil Flacks Who Love Trump’s EPA Pick

Reuters, Tom Polansek and P.J. Huffstutter (Jan. 12, 2017) As Trump Meets Biotech CEOs, Farm Advisers Fret Over Empty USDA Spot

Politico, Alex Guillén and Esther Whieldon (Jan. 6, 2017) Energy Executives, Secretive Nonprofit Raise Money to Back Pruitt

The Guardian, Ricardo Salvador and Nora Gilbert (Jan. 12, 2017) Farmers Helped Elect Trump, but Will Their Livelihoods Actually Improve?, Daniel Looker (Jan. 10, 2017) Trump’s Ag Secretary Delay Causes Jitters

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