Fact Check: Trump’s Claim He Has ‘Received Awards On The Environment’

President Trump's claim to have "received awards on the environment" flunks the fact check.

"“I’m a very big person when it comes to the environment. I have received awards on the environment.” — President Trump, remarks during a meeting with business leaders, Jan. 23

One of Donald Trump’s first proposals as president is to help businesses by cutting regulations by 75 percent. Trump cited environmental regulations as an example during a meeting with business leaders, but claimed he was a “very big person” on the environment who has “received awards on the environment.” ...

Are there any facts to support this claim to environmental fame?

The short answer is: No. Media outlets and environmental groups have tried to find evidence of this claim since 2011 but have come up short."

Michelle Ye Hee Lee reports for the Washington Post January 24, 2017.

Source: Washington Post, 01/25/2017