Trump fuel-economy standards roll back environmental reforms

U.S. President Donald Trump signs a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RC173F474E20
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This interview was recorded by phone.

Timmons Roberts discusses the implications of President Trump’s new fuel-economy standards, which roll back Obama-era reforms. Roberts explains that backing out of our carbon commitments angers states with comprehensive regulation, and disappoints our international partners.

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