The administration is using the pandemic to stop enforcing many environmental and health protections. In a recent webinar, experts discussed what has happened, and what it means.
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By keeping informed and creatively exploring alternatives to federal anti-environmental policies, we can continue on the path of environmental progress.
Anti-regulatory ideology is an obstacle to the development of the technology needed to transition to environmental sustainability.
Cutting regulations will harm the auto industry—and the general public—more than it helps.
We should be thinking about regulation as a way of ensuring our economic activity can proceed with the least possible amount of unanticipated negative impacts. We need to police ourselves and make sure that the rules of correct behavior are clear, fair, well understood and creatively applied.
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In a real world of complex new technologies, crowded cities, multiple interests, and exponential information growth, we need regulations.
Today we have an EPA Administrator who is willfully and aggressively deregulating elements of environmental protection. We need to resist federal cutbacks in environmental protection policies and programs, while also continuing to keep our eye on the daily, operational tasks of creating sustainable economy.
A number of national and local governments are tightening environmental regulations and shutting down specific mining projects, or in some cases the entire industry, due to environmental risks, including those related to water use and pollution.