Trump Targets Green Rules

Published on 6 Dec 2018, 23:41
On Thursday the Trump administration targeted two Obama-era environmental policies to boost the oil and coal industries, proposing to open up a bird’s wildlife habitat to drilling and mining and remove hurdles to new coal-fired power plant construction. Reuters reports the moves, part of a larger agenda by U.S. President Donald Trump to revive the failing coal industry and ramp up domestic energy production, come amid increasingly urgent warnings from within his own government about climate change, and as world leaders gather at a United Nations conference to combat planetary warming.

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