U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration will begin rolling back Obama-era environmental regulations in an “aggressive way” as soon as next week, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said on Saturday – adding he understood why some Americans want to see his agency eliminated completely.
“I think there are some regulations that in the near-term need to be rolled back in a very aggressive way. And I think maybe next week you may be hearing about some of those,” EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told the Conservative Political Action summit in Washington DC.
Pruitt added the EPA’s focus on combating climate change under former President Barack Obama had cost jobs and prevented economic growth, leading many Americans to want to see the EPA eliminated completely.
“I think its justified,” he said. “I think people across this country look at the EPA much like they look at the IRS. I hope to be able to change that.”
So… we can expect that the United States will be leading the way… in making Climate Change worse.
Ha… here’s more below some fold because I thought I was going to have more to say, but really… what is there to say?
I could rant, but what point does that serve. I could cuss the Orange Nazi administration out, but I’ve done that already.
This is where we are.
This is what 62,979,879 US Americans and the Electoral College voted for.