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Adam Beitman, adam.beitman@sierraclub.org or 202-670-5585

Trump Promises Environmental Protection Through Regulation While Eliminating Environmental Regulations

WASHINGTON -

In a rambling address at CPAC today, President Donald Trump said he will eliminate environmental protections to help American business, while also saying that he wants environmental protection through regulations.

In Response, Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune released the following statement:

“Cognitive dissonance, thy name is Donald Trump.”

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The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States. It was founded on May 28, 1892 in San Francisco, California by the well-known conservationist and preservationist John Muir, who became its first president. The Sierra Club has hundreds of thousands of members in chapters located throughout the US, and is affiliated with Sierra Club Canada.

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