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Trump’s attacks on wind turbines, low-flow toilets and LED lightbulbs set up key campaign clash with Democrats

While Democratic presidential candidates have called for sweeping measures to eliminate the U.S. carbon footprint, President Trump is promising voters a world free of the everyday inconveniences associated with combating climate change — rolling back lightbulb regulations, ordering a study on low-flow toilets and turning bans on plastic straws into a campaign rallying cry.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
The Washington Post
Topics: 
Donald Trump
Trump Administration
Environment
2020 Election
Author Info: Toluse Olorunnipa, Juliet Eilperin,
Teaser Text: 
While Democratic presidential candidates have called for sweeping measures to eliminate the U.S. carbon footprint, President Trump is promising voters a world free of the everyday inconveniences associated with combating climate change — rolling back lightbulb regulations, ordering a study on low-flow toilets and turning bans on plastic straws into a campaign rallying cry.
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