ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

The rules are part of President Trump’s vast environmental deregulation agenda aimed largely at eliminating rules the fossil fuel industry finds burdensome.

The rules are part of President Trump’s vast environmental deregulation agenda aimed largely at eliminating rules the fossil fuel industry finds burdensome and extending the life of coal burning power plants. In addition to discharging pollutants into the air and water, coal plants are the top source of United States carbon dioxide emissions, the principal greenhouse gas warming the planet.

Sources: https://www.ucsusa.org/about/news/new-epa-science-restrictions-would-devastate-public-health-and-environmental-protections

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/04/climate/coal-ash-water-pollution-trump.html