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are against us. this is just a common thing that someone would study if they were running for the presidency it. host: thank you for calling from charlotte, north carolina. thanks to everybody who called. two hours left in this sunday edition of "washington journal." coming up in a few minutes, the author who was a former health and human services deputy secretary under president george w. bush and talk about president trump's first 100 days in office with tevi troy another alk with guest with. this program runs 10:00 a.m. today newsmakers and 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. this week as protesters marched in d.c. on climate issues, newsmakers interviewed the chairman of the house natural resources committee, congressman rob bishop of utah and asked what the federal
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government's role is in addressing climate change. here's a look. [video] >> what role if any do you think the federal government should play in monitoring and mitigating the impacts of climate change? bob: there are a bunch of areas and this is a thing the federal government can take a good lesson from what states are doing. in my state the topography of the area makes it basically a big goal. in the winter when there's know on the ground, it always will have bad air quality. i grew up in that. what we have in the state today is air queen much more cleaner and healthier an when i was growing up and help them with steps and because they understand the uniqueness of their particular area. you can actually turn to the states because every other has topical issues and are hurt
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when the government puts a one size fits all ban or at least a one size fits all standard in every place in the country. it doesn't necessarily work that way. if the federal government really wants to help in this issue we have to turn to the people who really understand and become the experts and those are the people in the state and localities in the ground who under the unique vareances in their area. the e.p.a. made a ruling on air quality standards in my area in which they claim the air patterns in brigham city were the exact same air patterns found in salt lake and pocatello to the north and south and they are not. the state understood what the e.p.a. did improperly and the state knew how to mitigate it but was overruled by the environmental protection answer. it's wrong and is not the right thing to do. it's not good science. if we we want good science we have to rely on local governments and states to make sure we use it properly to
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effect and understand the vareances and uniquenesses that are there in those communities. host: you can watch "newsmakers" with rob bishop, why fruth, the chairman of the natural resources committee, with a replay at 6:00 p.m. eastern time. at the table is tevi troy who is a former health and human services deputy secretary under president george w. bush and also an author and we welcome you back to the table. first question for you is about this whole 100 days thing, this mark everybody has been talking about this week. how important are the first 100 days of a presidency? tevi: there was a good piece in the washington journal, charles tessler, a former professor of mine, he spoke about the 100 day thing is not that big of a deal because most presidents haven't done anything in the first 100 days other than getting the cabinet started and roosevelt passed a lot of legislation


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