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Senate Democrats Defend Air Law's Jobs Benefits Against Trump Attacks

June 08, 2017
Senate Democrats are defending the Clean Air Act's economic and job creation benefits against attacks from the Trump administration that claim Obama-era rules crafted under the law have caused unemployment and hurt the economy, with the senators saying the law has been and remains crucial to a successful economy. At a June 6 “roundtable” discussion, Democratic members of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) talked with representatives from clean energy companies to promote the air law. Some senators...

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