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NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.
“People, generations have died in South Philadelphia because of that oil refinery. The buck stops now. We will not allow another company to come in here and do what they did.”
Polluters are allowed, at their sole discretion, to stop monitoring and reporting air emissions and water pollution levels during the outbreak.
Environmental groups sued the EPA over the move, which they condemned as a "free pass for polluters."
"This final rule will increase the risk of more kids with asthma and brain damage, and more people with cancer."
Coal companies and Big Oil like ExxonMobil and all those fracking companies are thus killing off a million Americans every five years.
"When we get to the other side, we need to have a real and honest conversation about the failure to tackle harmful air pollution."
The White House has now quietly and ominously asked polluters to help identify new opportunities for deregulation.