NRDC Memo: Trump to Trample States’ Authority to Protect Their Water

April 09, 2019

NRDC prepared an editorial board memo providing background and analysis of a possible executive order by the Trump administration that would undercut environmental protections in order to ram through approvals for oil and gas pipelines. The order exposes the hypocrisy of the Trump administration and threatens to undercut the ability of state leaders to determine how best to protect their rivers, lakes, streams and wetlands.