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Trump’s Executive Order Puts Infrastructure, Taxpayers At Risk
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Trump’s Executive Order Puts Infrastructure, Taxpayers At Risk

Author Cathleen Kelly warns that President Trump's new executive order will undermine public health and environmental protections, putting the interests of wealthy developers and powerful special interests first.

You may have missed the original intent of President Donald Trump’s news conference in New York last week — the one in which he made his unconscionable defense of the white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville, Va. At that event, Trump also announced a new executive order that will roll back environmental reviews and a standard to reduce flood risks to infrastructure.

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Cathleen Kelly

Senior Fellow