Preview: $800 million in budget cuts for Trump EPA

Preview: $800 million in budget cuts for Trump EPA
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[Ed. – Break our hearts, Mr. President.]

The Environmental Protection Agency is facing a projected $800 million in budget cuts, as their facelift from the Trump administration continues. The White House has all but issued a gag order on the EPA regarding social media posts, blogs, and press releases. Needless to say, this seems to be the first steps in reining in the agency that has waged war on Middle America and introduced endless pages of regulations that has hurt American coal workers (via The Hill)…

Besides adhering to a “constitutionally reckless mission” throughout the past eight years, the EPA was called out by the Supreme Court for “unreasonably” interpreting the Clean Air Act to break the backs of America’s power plants. In another absurd move, the EPA considered issuing fines for residents of Alaska for burning wood to stay warm.

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