He opposes the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions, elephant and butterfly in a world where you can be anything be kind vintage poster and supports eliminating the United States federal register of greenhouse gas emissions.
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Administrator Wheeler defended the change as a way to rectify inconsistencies in the current cost-benefit analyses used by the agency. The new plan is known as the Affordable Clean Energy rule. elephant and butterfly in a world where you can be anything be kind vintage poster The planned changes were hailed by industry representatives. While campaigning for office Trump had proposed the idea of eliminating the EPA in order to help balance the United States’ budget. Trump said, “We’re going to have little tidbits left but we’re going to get most of it out”. Following his election, in March 2017, he announced plans to cut the EPA 2018 budget by 31%, by far the largest budget cut to any federal agency. The cut would result in a loss of 19% of the workforce or roughly 3,200 employees, through both staff buyouts and layoffs.
The choice to remove the Clean Power Plan, which was put in place to reduce carbon dioxide emissions chiefly from coal-fired power plants, would effectively eliminate Obama’s efforts to curb climate change. This plan would also remove the $100 million allocated to fund research combating climate change. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides $250 million for programs which aid countries with high risk of impacts from rising and increasingly warm and acidic sea water levels. These programs would be eliminated under the new set of budget cuts. If enacted, this would mean the elimination of up to 38 of the agency’s programs. Programs to be eliminated included the radon program, grants to clean up industrial sites (“brownfields”), climate change research, and the Office of Environmental Justice. In March 2018, President Trump nominated Mike Pompeo as his new secretary of state . Pompeo has referred to the Obama administration’s environment and climate change plans as “damaging” and “radical”.