Energy industry: Include us in infrastructure plan


As the Trump administration looks to upgrade the nation’s aging infrastructure, energy companies are asking the White House to avoid approaching the venture with tunnel vision. An infrastructure improvement plan should not be limited to fixing crumbling roads and bridges or modernizing out-of-date airports, energy executives say. It also should include policies that will make it easier to build new oil and gas pipelines, open new mining operations and upgrade the nation’s electricity grid.