Eight Trump buildings in New York face millions in fines under new emissions rules | GBRI

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US President Donald Trump might still believe that climate change is a hoax invented by the Chinese, but that is not going save his business empire from shelling out millions of dollars in climate fines imposed by the NYC under the new emissions regulations.

It is being reported that eight Trump properties in New York City do not comply with new regulations designed to slash greenhouse gas emissions. This means the Trump Organization is on track to be hit with fines of $2.1 million every year from 2030, unless its buildings are made more environmentally friendly.

According to city officials, the president’s eight largest New York properties pump out around 27,000 tons of planet-warming gases every ear, the equivalent of 5,800 cars. The buildings that exceed the new pollution thresholds include Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, and the Trump Building on Wall Street.

Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/13/trump-buildings-climate-fines-new-york-city

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