Fiscal 2018 budget blueprint reflects Trump’s energy priorities

The Trump administration’s Fiscal 2018 Budget Blueprint would
increase or preserve discretionary expenditures for programs connected
with fossil energy amid an overall 11.7% year-to-year reduction at the
US Department of the Interior. It also would eliminate spending for
advanced energy research at the US Department of Energy amid a 5.6% cut
overall, and slash Environmental Protection Agency spending by 31.4%.