Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia’s east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations.
Alex: When Trump rolled back the Clean Water Act (and clean power plan) on his 3rd day in office, he also halted the environmental studies that supported the need for the act in the first place. He locked the door and swallowed the key. Then about 18 months later, the EPA, TRUMPS EPA, announced that move would allow coal fired power plants to dump their coal ash waste into "federally protected" streams. The EPA said that this move would lead DIRECTLY to the deaths of 1500-2000 Americans PER YEAR, beginning in 2030. There are many articles that support this, this is NOT fake news. (This article sites 1400 deaths but the EPA report says, "1500-2000." Here's one: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/climate/epa-coal-pollution-deaths.html