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Is The Environmental Movement Just For Show?

January 10, 2018

President Trump has declared that he wants the United States to become energy dominant. In essence, he wants the United States to be energy independent and a major player in the global energy export market.

In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Todd Myers, Director of the Center for the Environment at Washington Policy Center discusses how Washington State has been denying permits for the necessary coal export terminals to ship coal mined in the Western United States to Asian Markets.

Myers discusses President Trump's declaration that he wants the United States to become energy dominant. In essence, he wants the United States to be energy independent and a major player in the global energy export market.

To do that, the United States will need to facilitate exports of oil, natural gas, and coal.

Author
Isaac Orr is a research fellow for energy and environment policy at The Heartland Institute. Orr is a speaker, researcher, and writer specializing in hydraulic fracturing, frac sand mining, agricultural, and environmental policy issues.
iorr@heartland.org
Author
Myers is environmental director at the Washington Policy Center, a market-oriented think tank in Seattle.
todd@toddmyers.com