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Trump's First Year: Rolling Back Environmental Regulations14:02
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the Senate Environment Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the Senate Environment Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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President Trump's administration took a new approach to the environment and the management of EPA, reversing many of the decisions made by President Obama. His major policy decisions included leaving the Paris Climate Accord, reevaluating the Clean Power Plan, and cleaning up Superfund sites around the United States.

This is part of our series on Trump's first year, looking at foreign policythe judiciaryenergy and the environment and the economy.

Guests

Gina McCarthy, a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and former head of the EPA from 2013-2017. She tweets @ginaepa.

Kenny Stein, policy director at the Institute for Energy Research, a nonprofit organization that conducts research and analysis on global energy markets. He tweets @ksteinenergy.

This article was originally published on January 30, 2018.

This segment aired on January 30, 2018.

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