02 Dec '17, 3pm

Coal vs Clean Energy – EPA to Hold Public Hearing in West Virginia https://t.co/GRUP3h98LR

Coal vs Clean Energy – EPA to Hold Public Hearing in West Virginia https://t.co/GRUP3h98LR

Coal power plant in Shuozou, China As per a proposal to strip down the Clean Power Plan (CPP) backed by the Obama administration, the EPA is to have a one-time hearing this week in coal-producing West Virginia. The CPP has been the green flag from Obama for a climate change strategy, but never took hold due to substantial legislation against it from various states. The objective, as mentioned recently by EPA Administrator Scott Pruit, is “to hear from those most impacted by the CPP and get their comments on the proposed Repeal Rule.”. EPA had previously censored the Obama administration for steering clear of attending a hearing in West Virginia and preventing coal workers from stating their views. However, opposing views have been heard, this time from former EPA spokeswoman Liz Purchia Gannon when she said to Reuters that “Pruit is just checking a box … and making it more...

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