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A floating offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. (Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement/Public Domain)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.