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Kerry Drake

In less than three years, President Donald Trump’s administration – aided and abetted by Wyoming’s congressional delegation and state leaders – has rolled back 58 environmental rules and regulations, and has another 37 such changes on the drawing board.

These “gifts” to the fossil fuels industry and other polluters, according to a report by New York University Law School, could significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions and cause thousands of deaths from poor air quality every year.

The Drake’s Take is a weekly column by veteran Wyoming journalist Kerry Drake, and produced by, a nonprofit news organization focused on Wyoming people, places and policy.

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