27 Feb '17, 11pm

Environment Under Attack as Trump Addresses Congress

Environment Under Attack as Trump Addresses Congress

Unless the public stands up to Trump’s radical agenda, though, he could undo decades of bipartisan progress with direct impacts on our environment and health. In fact, he’s already begun. Aided and abetted by his Republican allies in Congress, Trump killed a rule, seven years in the making, to protect coal communities and ancient mountain streams . Scrapping the rule will free mining companies to keep polluting mountain waters, killing fish and wildlife and leaving the people who live there to pay the price. He’s swept aside the voice of the Standing Rock Sioux and promised to rubber stamp approval for the Dakota Access pipeline , which threatens their drinking water and sacred lands. And he’s rescinded a requirement that U.S. companies publicly report money paid to grease the rails for overseas mining and drilling projects. Now these companies are free to pay the secret b...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/rhea-suh/environment-under-a...

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