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Trump’s Dangerous Environmental Rollback Could Cost Taxpayers More than $58 Billion By 2030
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Trump’s Dangerous Environmental Rollback Could Cost Taxpayers More than $58 Billion By 2030

Author Claire Moser explains how President Donald Trump's upcoming executive order would roll back U.S. environmental protections and cost taxpayers.

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  • Claire Moser

Today, President Donald Trump is expected to sign a sweeping executive order that attacks critical environmental protections and rolls back programs aimed at safeguarding public health and combating climate change. Despite White House officials saying that the order will promote “energy independence,” the executive order does nothing to reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil, and instead shows how polluters are helping write the president’s radical anti-environmental agenda.

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Claire Moser

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