Barrasso statement on Paris climate agreement
June 8, 2017
U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), released the following statement on the administration’s decision for the United States to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
“President Trump is keeping his word and getting America out of a bad deal,” said Barrasso. “The Paris climate agreement set unworkable targets that put America at a competitive disadvantage with other countries and would have raised energy costs for working families.
“This pact was signed by former President Obama without Congressional approva...