Trump Administration’s Anti-Regulatory Crusade Helps Polluters, Harms People

WASHINGTON -- The White House Office of Management and Budget today highlighted the Trump administration’s dangerous anti-regulatory crusade, but left many questions unanswered, in releasing a lengthy list of agency rules it is reviewing.

The following is a statement by Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council:

“Make no mistake:  Trump's anti-regulatory crusade is designed to provide Wall Street, fossil fuel companies, industrial polluters and others with new tools to grind the wheels of public protections to a halt.  The administration is making it harder for individuals to hold corporations to account.”

For a recent television ad highlighting the Trump administration’s assault on the American people click here.

For a blog by Pete Altman, NRDC’s Director of Federal Campaigns, click here.

The following videos illustrate why Americans need food safety and health protections:


For a glimpse at the executive orders and legislative measures that pose a threat to the common-sense safeguards that protect Americans, please click here.

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