Tag Archives: Trump the Environmentalist

Poetic Justice

One Dim Bulb

Donald Trump never met an environmental regulation he likes.
He’s rolled back emissions and oil regs without even a fight.
Ever the environmentalist,
He’s added to his dereg list —
Now Trump wants to get rid of energy-saving lights!

Enumerati

Trump Allows Logging in Alaska National Forest

16.7 million acres

“President Trump has instructed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to exempt Alaska’s 16.7 million-acre Tongass National Forest from logging restrictions imposed nearly 20 years ago,” the Washington Post reports. “The move would affect more than half of the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest, opening it up to potential logging, energy and mining projects. It would undercut a sweeping Clinton administration policy known as the ‘roadless rule’ that has survived a decades-long legal assault.”