Men and women marching up to the gold-plated elevators at Trump Tower for meetings with the president-elect would bring an almost evangelical zeal for fossil fuels to Washington.

President-elect Donald Trump’s candidates to lead U.S. EPA and the Energy Department are the antithesis of Obama administration leadership at the agencies. They view their home states of Texas and Oklahoma as models of light-handed regulation, and they believe the gushers of boom-time oil money in the region come in spite of Washington’s heavy-handedness.

— Energy Wire

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