America’s Energy Dominance Won’t Sacrifice Environmental Quality

PA Pundits - International

By Nicolas Loris and Gabriel Bisson ~

President Donald Trump declared during energy week that the United States would “usher in a golden age of American energy dominance.”

From rolling back egregious offshore drilling restrictions and power plant regulations to a policy review to revive nuclear energy, the Trump administration is making important headway to unleash America’s vast energy resources.

But energy dominance need not mean disregarding our nation’s strong environmental record, as too many have assumed.

U.S. air and water quality have significantly improved, even as the United States has become the world’s leader in oil and natural gas production. (Photo: iStock Photos)

Every announcement the Trump administration makes on energy and the environment has been met with vitriol and hyperbole from activist organizations and radical pundits.

For example, when the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers announced they were dismantling the Obama-era Waters of the…

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