STATEMENT: Lt. Gov Newsom on the Trump Administration's Newly Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule

08-21-18

(SACRAMENTO) - Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement via Facebook after the Trump Administration announced its intent to dismantle the Clean Power Plan (CPP), and proposed the Affordable Clean Energy Rule to replace the CPP:

"Trump's plan will result in:
- 1,400 premature deaths
- 48,000 exacerbated asthma cases
- 21,000 new missed days of school

Annually.

All by 2030.

Actions have consequences, Donald J. Trump. Your plan endangers public health, our air, and our planet."

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