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The latest opinion and analysis from NRDC’s science, legal, and policy experts.

No Backsies: Rescission Bill Should Be Opposed

After passing a trillion-dollar tax scam that gave huge benefits to wealthy corporations like oil companies and will leave the federal government running huge deficits for the next decade, suddenly President Trump and his Republican allies in Congress are trying to deceive the American public int

June 07, 2018

Trump Tax Plan: Big Polluters Win, the Rest of Us Lose

For decades, the tax code has benefited corporate polluters while leaving behind those who are most at risk from environmental harms. The Trump plan doubles down on these problems and promises to further entrench established interests by rewarding the wealthy first and foremost at the likely expense of funding for the federal agencies that enforce environmental safeguards and develop the next generation of clean energy while jeopardizing our public lands.

October 03, 2017