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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Trump unveils landmark rewrite of NEPA rules

President Trump announced plans today for an overhaul of rules for implementing the nation's bedrock environmental law, cutting climate considerations in the process. But Trump officials refuted the notion that the administration is downplaying the environmental impact of greenhouse gas emissions.