09 Oct '17, 9pm

Why We Need the Clean Power Plan to Fight Climate Change

Why We Need the Clean Power Plan to Fight Climate Change

Trump’s EPA chief will be signing a proposed rule to roll back a major Obama-era rule on greenhouse gas emissions—and we must not let that happen. After three straight years of record-breaking heat, a devastating trio of hurricanes, and the costliest wildfire season ever, you’d think now might be a good time to step up commonsense national action to fight the growing perils and soaring costs of climate change . President Trump, though, wants to yank us in the opposite direction. He’s moving to dismantle the Clean Power Plan —the single-most important measure we’ve taken to cut the dangerous fossil fuel pollution driving this global scourge. Derailing this 2015 rule , whose goal is to clean up our dirty power plants, is part of Trump’s broader assault on our environment and health, his reckless disregard for grave and gathering threats, and his habit of putting fossil fuel ...

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Who Will Fight the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan?

Who Will Fight the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan?

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The decision by the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to revoke the Clean Power Plan – our only nationwide ...

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The Trump administration will scrap the Clean Power Plan (CPP), President Obama's signature environmental policy aimed at ...

EPA Announces It Will Repeal Clean Power Plan

EPA Announces It Will Repeal Clean Power Plan

e360.yale.edu 09 Oct '17, 5pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it will take formal steps to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the Obama adm...

In a move today, Trump & Pruitt try to ensure t...

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After two brutal category 5 storms in a row, Americans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have taken an unpreceden...

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edf.org 09 Oct '17, 5pm

Today EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the Trump administration’s decision to cancel the Clean Power Plan, retreat...

The Clean Power Plan saves lives & money, but @EPAScottPruitt & Trump move to repeal it:

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As storms and wildfires besiege our nation, Donald Trump and his EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will announce Tuesday thei...

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Everywhere you look, there's evidence of the changing climate all around us, and scientists recently confirmed that the wi...

Pruitt Cooks the Books to Hide Clean Power Plan...

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In our last post , we covered how EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt fiddled with the accounts to inflate the costs of the Cle...

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“This decision is irrevocably tainted by a conflict of interest. The EPA’s newly minted claim that the Clean Power Plan is...

Sierra Club statement: Repealing the Clean Powe...

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With this news, Donald Trump and Scott Pruitt will go down in infamy for launching one of the most egregious attacks ever ...

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EPA is proposing to repeal the Clean Power Plan - after completing a thorough review as directed by the Energy Independenc...

EPA Takes Another Step To Advance President Trump's America First Strategy, Proposes Repeal Of "Clean Power Plan"

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Domestic versus global climate benefits: The previous administration compared U.S. costs to an estimate of supposed global...