Everyone should take a deep breath. It might be the last clean air you get for awhile. “Our administration is putting an end to the war on coal. We’re ending the theft of American prosperity, and rebuilding our beloved country.” So said President Trump as he signed his much-anticipated executive order aimed at decisively wiping out Obama’s climate-change record. (What’s the difference between the president and a canary in a coal mine? The president can still tweet…)

+ Vox: Trump’s big new executive order to tear up Obama’s climate policies, explained.

+ WaPo: What Trump’s new climate actions mean.

+ AP: “Coal’s biggest problem isn’t a shortage of the fuel to dig or even climate change regulations but cheap and abundant natural gas.”

+ “The EPA created in 1970 in large part to right the power imbalance between industry and residents of polluted communities like St. John the Baptist.” The climate change regulation rollback is part of a broader effort to loosen environmental rules and remove government oversight. From The Intercept: A Louisiana town plagued by pollution shows why cuts to the epa will be measured in illnesses and deaths.