Senate Republicans approved a bill in a 52-47 vote to repeal Obama-era regulations on hunting predatory animals in wildlife refuges across Alaska. It is likely President Trump will sign this bill when it reaches his desk.
The Trump administration has made clear moves to inhibit the effectiveness of the Environmental Protection Agency. The extent to which these decisions will prove dangerous to public health and safety is still in the air as decisions are made. President Trump’s choice in Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA could prove indicative to the administration’s ultimate goals.