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since Donald Trump took office his administration has rolled back over AT environmental rules how to remove the U. S. from the Paris climate agreement and rejected mainstream climate science but on Monday trump tried to paint a more pristine portrait of his environmental legacy from day one my administration is made it a top priority to ensure that America is among the very clean as air and cleanest water on the planet that means being good stewards of our public lands conservation groups slammed the speech a spokesman for the environmental working group told Reuters that quote there's never been a president who is actively pursued an agenda so hostile to the environment and public health at the behest of polluters then Mr trump but trump Monday said that fighting pollution wasn't at odds with promoting fossil fuel my administration is now revising the past administrations misguided regulations to better protect the environment and to protect our American workers so importantly several Democrats challenging trump in the twenty twenty election have made climate change a top tier issue racing aggressive policy platforms like the green new deal calling for an end to fossil fuels use drop is widely seen as vulnerable on the issue Monday's event an effort to change the perception of the White House as a friend to polluters trumps PA administrator injure Wheeler a former coal lobbyist said the White House is in getting the credit it deserves we're making tremendous environmental progress under president trump in the public needs to know that EPA data shows huge improvements in air quality in recent decades since the clean air act and clean water act but they also show some increases since trump took office like in fine particulate matter emissions like sit and smoke from the combustion of coal and oil