Leaving Room for Trump’s Signature, Coal Baron Provided Drafts of Pro-Industry Executive Orders

From: Common Dreams

“Reports of coal executive Bob Murray’s suggestions for pro-fossil fuel executive orders in early 2017 raised further concerns on Thursday regarding his industry’s power over the Trump administration. The biggest concern, tweeted Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), ‘isn’t that Bob Murray wrote these ‘Executive Orders’, it’s that he knew it was a strategy that would work with this administration. Putting industry interests over health and the environment is their hallmark.”

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