The US President Donald trump has signed a decree on the abolition adopted by its predecessor, Barack Obama measures to combat climate change. On Tuesday, March 28, reports TASS.
The ceremony was held at the Federal Agency for the protection of the environment. Trump expressed the opinion that Obama’s decision is detrimental to US energy and those who work in this field. Before signing he declared about the beginning of a “new era of American energy.” “The decree that I signed today, eliminate excessive Federal oversight, it will allow our workers to develop, compete and win in equal competition for the first time in a long time”, — quotes the owner of the White house Agency.
In 2015, Obama signed Executive order requirements to reduce emissions of power plants into the atmosphere and impose restrictions on methane emissions and oil and gas extraction method of hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
In addition, trump insists on the abolition of another of Obama’s initiatives — project of universal health insurance Obamacare. The current President of the United States called the law “useless” because “he does not work, and harms families.” However, on 24 March it became known that the Republican party took a vote in the house of representatives a bill to repeal Obamacare.