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West Obsessed: Early days of the Trump administration

Trump has made clear his domestic agenda. What do his energy policies mean for the West?

 

In his first months, President Donald Trump has clearly demonstrated his domestic priorities, putting in place an administration focused on fossil fuels development and promising to revive the coal industry. In this episode of West Obsessed, High Country News checks in on the early days of the new president. What signals has Trump sent to Westerners, and what are his policies’ implications?

“West Obsessed” is an occasional audio series produced in collaboration with KVNF community radio in Paonia, Colorado, where the editors and writers of High Country News discuss stories about the American West and why they matter. Subscribe to the podcast on: Google PlayiTunesSoundcloudStitcher