03 Jan '17, 6pm

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring was one of 15 attorneys general who penned the letter

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring was one of 15 attorneys general who penned the letter

Unveiled in August 2015, the plan envisioned a 32 percent reduction of carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants across the nation by 2030, relative to 2005 levels. But when the Environmental Protection Agency published its guidelines implementing the plan several months later, a consortium of 27 states sued in a case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court then temporarily blocked the plan's implementation until lower courts had a chance to weigh-in on the merits of the states concerns. The legal challenge is currently before a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. In the face of that ruling, states that support Obama's goals have sought to adopt the plan on their own, often against stiff opposition from Republicans. In their letter, the attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, write that "Our states and local gov...

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