A scorecard on Obama's environmental promises
By Bill Adair
Published on Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 2:26 p.m.
Take a look at our list of President Barack Obama's campaign promises on the environment and you'll see a lot of green -- the color for promises that we've rated In the Works or Promise Kept.
Of the 58 promises on the environment that we're tracking on our Obameter, we've rated 29 In the Works and 16 as Kept.
The totals on the environmental promises:
In the Works 29
Promise Broken 2
Promise Kept 16
There's one important asterisk to Obama's overall progress on environmental promises: A key element in his environmental plans, a cap and trade plan, is rated a Promise Broken.
See individual promise items.
Researchers: Bill Adair
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