President Donald Trump just released a statement for Earth Day, and it doesn’t seem like he really loves the Earth?
Along with some faint praise of America’s “abundant natural resources and awe-inspiring beauty,” Trump used Earth Day to talk about jobs.
“Economic growth enhances environmental protection. We can and must protect our environment without harming America’s working families. That is why my administration is reducing unnecessary burdens on American workers and American companies, while being mindful that our actions must also protect the environment,” Trump said.
Are those vague allusions to the Trump administration’s move to revive the Keystone pipeline? Or to slash federal funding for scientific research? Or gut the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas emissions rules? Read more…