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The Debate: Federalism During an Era of Retrenchment, Growing State Needs

The Debate

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Cooperative Federalism in the Trump Era: Can the Sovereigns Collaborate in Gains?

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35

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HEADNOTE ❧ Over the decades, states have developed the expertise and capacity for ensuring environmental protection. With the Trump administration’s proposed downsizing of EPA’s budget and staffing and renewed focus on states, decisionmakers and stakeholders have a timely opportunity to rethink the paradigm of cooperative federalism and environmental protection.