10/29/2020 - Joseph Goffman

Trump’s EPA rewrote the rules on air, water energy. Now voters face a choice on climate change issues

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“The obvious thing (the rules) do is weaken pollution standards, or weaken environmental protections,” said Joseph Goffman, a former assistant administrator at the EPA and now the executive director of the Environmental & Energy Law Program at Harvard University. “As they go into effect, the public is exposed to more pollution, more environmental damage, more emissions of greenhouse gases, than they otherwise would be exposed to thanks to these rules.”

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