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Mike Lee



Mike is an EnergyWire reporter based in Dallas-Fort Worth who joined the company in 2013. He has written extensively about energy regulation and the impact of oil and gas development on communities, including hydraulic fracturing, air and water pollution, traffic problems and landowner disputes. Other areas of expertise include state politics, business news, pipeline safety and water policy. Before joining E&E he was an energy reporter for Bloomberg News and wrote for several newspapers in Texas including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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Most of DOE's home page erased after inauguration

Most of the Department of Energy's home page disappeared into the ether shortly after President Trump's inauguration Friday. The deletion of blog entries, news updates, info boxes and video content is far beyond the tinkering that President Obama's DOE did when taking the reins from George W. Bush.