05 Feb '18, 10am

White House Expected to Propose Slashing Funds for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

White House Expected to Propose Slashing Funds for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

During President Trump’s State of the Union, he had said the war on American energy production was over — that regulations would be lifted bit-by-bit to allow companies to compete in the market. His sentiments were directed toward coal, oil and gas. But news has leaked that he now plans to propose cutting energy efficiency and renewable energy programs at the Department of Energy by 72%. “Today, and every day, more than three million Americans go to work in the fast-growing clean energy sector. They’re helping us become more efficient so we do more with less waste; building electric, hybrid, and other high-mileage cars ; and getting clean, home-grown power from the wind and sun. Compare that with the total of 340,000 who work to produce oil and gas , to mine coal, and to manufacture fuels and other products from coal, gas, and oil,” writes Elizabeth Heyd for the Natural Re...

Full article: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2018/02/white-house-e...

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