Martin Wagner, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "We see that the administration is full of corporate representatives who absolutely show no interest in promoting the public good—real interests of human beings and the environment—in any way, much less in the place where the corporate interest has the opposite desire ... One of the things about these trade agreements that is really nefarious—they establish law that applies domestically that doesn't go through the democratic lawmaking process."
A 1,900-mile wall between the U.S. and Mexico, proposed by President Trump, would be disastrous for the environment, the economy and communities living along the border. I know. I grew up there.
President Trump is no fan of a clean environment—a fact that is becoming all the more clear as he proposes a wide range of bills meant to water down or gut regulations that protect our environment and public health. Since his inauguration, Trump has nixed the Stream Protection Rule, attacked the Clean Water Rule and seeks to eliminate the Clean Power Plan.
The Trump administration is busy expanding the toxic footprint of the oil and gas industry along the U.S. Gulf Coast.