Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is an All-Out Assault on the Environment
On Monday, President Donald Trump held a meeting with state and local officials at the White House and tried to sell his newly released and skeptically received infrastructure plan by promising: “We’re going to get you the environmental and the transportation permits. We’ll get them for you so fast your head will spin.”
When reviewing the environmental impacts of major infrastructure projects that have lifetimes spanning decades, dizziness is not the gold standard we should be trying to meet.
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