Critics slam Trump attempt to overhaul bedrock environmental law

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., outside a public hearing on the Trump administration's plans to overhaul federal environmental regulations. (Capital-Star photo by Allison Winter)

WASHINGTON — Concerned citizens and environmental activists from around the country traveled to the nation’s capital on Tuesday to blast the Trump administration’s plans to overhaul one of the nation’s bedrock environmental policy laws at a rare public hearing with administration officials.