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Trump's environmental 'blitzkrieg' advances under cover of coronavirus

11.05.2020
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Administration is weakening protections ahead of the election, making changes that could take years for a Democratic president to undoThe Trump administration is diligently weakening US environment protections even amid a global pandemic, continuing its rollback as the November election approaches.During the Covid-19 lockdown, US federal agencies have eased fuel-efficiency standards for new cars; frozen rules for soot air pollution; proposed to drop review requirements for liquefied natural gas terminals; continued to lease public property to oil and gas companies; sought to speed up permitting for offshore fish farms; and advanced a proposal on mercury pollution from power plants that could make it easier for the government to conclude regulations are too costly to justify their benefits. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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