NRDC: Trump’s Misguided Budget on Energy, Oceans, Climate and Environment
Original story at NRDC• 5 mentions • 7 months ago
NRDC 7 months ago
Jake Thompson, [email protected], (202) 289-2387 Elizabeth Heyd, [email protected], (202) 289-2424 WASHINGTON– President Trump released his proposed 2018 federal budget today, and experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council made these comments on budgets for the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Interior, Department of Energy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Additional materials are below. Environmental Protection Agency “Trump’s budget proposal to eviscerate the EPA is a direct assault on our future,” said Scott Slesinger, NRDC’s legislative director. “It would return us to smog-choked cities, oil-soaked rivers, and toxic drinking water, threatening our health from every quarter. No ...