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Trump tax agenda threatens the planet

Posted Jul. 27, 2017 / Posted by: Audrey Fox

Climate and clean air could be collateral damage of GOP tax reform push

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Donald Trump and Republican Congressional leaders today released broad tax reform principles. It continues the call for sharp cuts to individual and corporate tax rates but fills in few other details. Friends of the Earth recently released an analysis outlining the myriad ways a GOP-led tax reform push poses danger to clean air and the climate.

In response to today’s announcement, Lukas Ross, Friends of the Earth Climate and Energy Campaigner, issued the following statement:

Even with the sparse details released today, every American who is not a CEO or millionaire should be terrified of the GOP tax agenda.

Expert contact: Lukas Ross, (202) 222-0728,
Communications contact: Patrick Davis, (202) 222-0744,


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