Kelsey Brugger



Kelsey Brugger previously covered politics, the White House and the Energy Department for Energywire. She joined E&E News in 2018 after working as a reporter in California, where she covered offshore oil, immigration, cannabis and politics for the Santa Barbara Independent. Her work has also appeared in Scientific American and Coastlines. She obtained a bachelor's degree in history from University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Group sues Trump over permitting executive order

An environmental group today sued the Trump administration for refusing to release information related to the president's June executive order that invokes emergency authorities to accelerate permitting for pipelines and other projects during the pandemic.