Boy, just think about how strong our economy would be if that darned environment wasn't always in the way. And that advice coming from the person in charge of overseeing environmental protections.
The government can now be a job producer by easing environmental regulations.
Concerns of global warming from the world's largest producer of carbon dioxide emissions? Bad for business.
Things like trees and waterways, lakes and wetlands, the stuff that lives outside the car windows, sure can throw a monkey wrench into the works of maintaining a modern industrial society.