Trump’s Executive Order Spree Explained: From Monuments to Oil Spills

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From Greenpeace:
Trump’s Executive Order Spree Explained: From Monuments to Oil Spills by Cassady Craighill April 28, 2017

The latest moves by the Trump administration could open up protected areas to oil and gas drilling.
We may say this every Friday, but this time we really mean it — this has been one hell of a long week.

Trump marks his first 100 days in the White House this weekend, and in an attempt to squeeze in just a few more attacks on our communities and environment, he went on an Executive Order blitz.

It started on Wednesday when he signed an executive order that ordered the Interior Department to review…

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