Republican and Democratic former EPA heads sound alarm on Trump administration – ThinkProgress

They care about their kids and future generations, not greed. 

“I am here today because I am deeply concerned that five decades of environmental progress are at risk because of the attitude and approach of the current administration,” said Christine Todd Whitman, who headed the agency under former President George W. Bush and served as governor of New Jersey before that.

Leading points of concern included Trump administration efforts to gut protections like the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule, which limits dangerous air pollution from power plants, and the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, which seeks to protect and expand bodies of water around the country. Those rollbacks have largely been hailed by the Trump administration and industry interests as a victory for economic growth and business, but the former administrators pushed back on that framing.

Republican and Democratic former EPA heads sound alarm on Trump administration – ThinkProgress

A predominately Republican group of former administrators blasted their perceived demise of the agency.

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