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News from Ground Control: Planet Trump (Jan. 6)
With President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration coming in just two weeks, the final touches of the transition are being put in place. The Agriculture Secretary remains one of the very few slots left to be filled – with much hubbub around whom it may be.
Here are several of this week’s deep dives on appointments and the policies we could see as the Trump administration takes control.
Bloomberg, Alan Bjerga (Jan. 4, 2017) Trump Sows Dismay in Rural America With Late Agriculture Choice
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Marvin Perez and Jennifer Jacobs (Jan. 2, 2017) Sonny Perdue, Former Georgia Governor, is Trump's Lead Pick for Ag Secretary
The Guardian, Mazin Sidahmed, Nicole Puglise and Oliver Milman (Jan. 5, 2017) The Biggest Environmental Battles Facing the Trump Administration
The Independent, May Bulman (Jan. 2, 2017) Donald Trump Accused of Ignoring Scientific Evidence of Climate Change by George W Bush's Environment Chief
The Hill, Kellie Louailler (Jan. 3, 2017) Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Will Hamper Access to Clean Water
NPR, Allison Aubrey and Dan Charles (Dec. 28, 2016) Big Battles Over Farm And Food Policies May Be Brewing As Trump Era Begins
Inside Climate News, David Hasemyer (Jan. 5, 2017) Federal Climate Investigation of Exxon Likely to Fizzle Under Trump