Thursday, December 08, 2016

Energy Saver

Trump's pick for the EPA is (gasp!) a friend of energy:
The Republican Pruitt has spent much of his time as Oklahoma’s top law enforcement official battling the very agency he is now being nominated to lead, with his official biography proudly highlighting his role as “a leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda.”

Republicans have long argued that President Barack Obama’s administration, through the EPA, has imposed burdensome environmental regulations such as anti-pollution measures on US corporations, many in the name of fighting climate change.

Trump campaigned this year on vows to terminate or curtail such regulations.

With the maverick businessman now set to assume the office in January, such Republicans, and notably the energy industry, can expect to have an ally running the EPA.
Obama had his allies running things, and we saw how that turned out...

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