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Opponents fault Trump proposal to cut environmental reviews

A sign stands on Jan. 9 to mark the presence of a buried oil pipeline under a corn field in rural Milford, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Describing windows rattled by industrial blasts and windowsills covered in toxic ash, a black resident of Texas' oil hub joined Democratic lawmakers, state officials and others Tuesday in urging the Trump administration to drop a proposed rollback that they said would silence disadvantaged people battling big polluters.

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Family, friends, colleagues share fond memories of Dan Zignego

Dan Zignego poses with an elk he shot on a trip to Colorado in October 2018. Zignego, a longtime executive at the Waukesha roadbuilding company Zignego Co., died last week at the age of 62. (Photo courtesy of the Zignego family)

Dan Zignego took his faith, his family and his work seriously. The longtime executive at the Waukesha roadbuilder Zignego Co. saw himself as a steward of the family business, acting as a mentor to others who would succeed him in running it. He was active in church, helping organize mission trips to Africa. And he was a die-hard deer hunter, making near-weekly trips to the family's hunting grounds in Bowler to prepare for the next deer season.

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