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The Real-Life Effects of Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks: 5 Takeaways From Our Investigation

Dec 27, 2018

By Eric Lipton, Steve Eder, and John Branch

For nearly two years, President Trump has pursued an aggressive, far-reaching effort, lobbied for and cheered on by industry, to free American business from what he and many of his supporters view as excessive environmental regulation.

The consequences are starting to play out in noticeable ways in communities across the United States.

An investigation by The New York Times showed how Mr. Trump’s deregulatory policies are starting to have substantial impact on those who experience them close up — and often are economically dependent on the industries the president is trying to help.

Here are five takeaways.

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