Making America Great Again
Energy and Environment
President Donald J. Trump Achievements
President Trump signed an executive order to ban oil drilling off the coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, safeguarding the State’s shores and protecting critical jobs.
The Trump Administration announced the award of nearly $72 million in support of carbon capture technologies.
President Trump announced that export authorizations for liquefied natural will go through 2050 and signed four permits for pipeline and rail transport of fossil fuels.
The Environmental Protection Agency finalized 64 deregulatory actions, saving around $94 billion while combined emissions of criteria pollutants and their precursors dropped 7% under President Trump.
The Trump Administration announced a plan to purchase a large amount of crude oil to assist the oil industry, demonstrating the President’s commitment to energy independence.
President Trump announced that the U.S. will join the 1 Trillion Trees Initiative.
The EPA took significant steps to clean up our contaminated sites and hazardous sites.
The U.S. is the largest producer of oil and natural gas- surpassing Saudi Arabia and Russia. We are a net exporter of natural gas for the first time since 1957.
President Trump proposed the Affordable Clean Energy Rule to reduce greenhouse gasses, empower states, promote energy independence, and facilitate economic growth and job creation.
President Trump took executive actions encouraging improved management of forests through increased logging and removal of debris to help prevent devastating forest fires.
President Trump signed an executive order directing Federal agencies to streamline the agricultural biotechnology regulatory process.
The Department of the Interior proposed to open more than 1 million acres of land for expanded hunting and fishing access.
The EPA awarded Ohio $1.3 million for continued environmental restoration projects on the Great Lakes, the first installment of an approximately $3.7 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant.
President Trump approved the infrastructure and provided the resources needed to unleash oil and gas production in the United States.
The EPA’s 2019 comprehensive annual report on greenhouse gas emissions shows a long-term trend in falling greenhouse gas emissions; since 2005, national greenhouse gas emissions have fallen by 13%.
President Trump signed bipartisan legislation permanently reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund and creating three new national monuments, two of which will honor civil rights leaders.
Pres. Trump signed the Save Our Seas Act, extending the Marine Debris Program for five years and authorizing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to declare severe marine debris events.
Under President Trump, the EPA has successfully cleaned up all or part of 22 sites from the National Superfund Priorities list, the most in 13 years.
The Department of Energy invested $28 million to address cyber threats to the nation’s energy infrastructure.
Cancelled the illegal, anti-coal, so-called Clean Power Plan.
The Department of Energy announced $20 million in funding going to 10 National Labs and 71 Private Sector Partners for Development and Commercial Deployment of Promising Energy Technologies.
The administration proposed sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act, keeping protections for the most at risk species while making it easier to consider economic factors in the decision to list
From 1970 to 2018, the combined emissions of the most common air pollutants fell 74% while the economy grew over 275%.
President Trump signs an Executive Order Regarding the Ocean Policy to Advance the Economic, Security, and Environmental Interest of the United States
Executive Order Regarding Efficient Federal Operations.
The United States maintained the cleanest air on record and remained the global leader for access to clean drinking water. Pres. Trump has taken steps to restore and protect land, air, and water.
Since 2005, the United States’ energy related carbon emissions declined more than any other country. This is expected to decrease in 2019 and 2020.
Presidential Executive Order on a Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals.
Signed Legislation to Open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Domestic Energy Production
The Interior Department Offers Largest Oil and Gas Lease Sale in the U.S. of Nearly 77 Million Acres in the Gulf of Mexico
President Trump Announces Repeal of the Obama Clean Power Plan
Increased coal exports by more than 60% during first year in office.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June 2017 as Great Outdoors Month.
President Trump Proclaims June 2017 as National Ocean Month.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 15 through April 23, 2017, as National Park Week.
President Trump Announces Expansion Oil and Gas Development in the U.S.
President Trump Signs House Joint Resolution 38 to Support U.S. Coal Production, Repeals Stream Protection Rule
President Trump Mandates Future Pipeline Work Be Done by American Workers with American-made Steel
Opened ANWR & Approved Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines.