04 Oct '17, 2pm

Trump EPA Takes First Step to Gut Clean Power Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) took its first formal step to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP), former President Obama 's signature climate change policy to clean up carbon pollution from fossil fuel -burning power plants—and a major target of President Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt 's regulatory rollbacks. Reuters , which has seen an EPA document signaling the move, reported: "The EPA document, distributed to members of the agency's Regulatory Steering Committee, said the EPA 'is issuing a proposal to repeal the rule.' The agency now intends to issue what it calls an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to solicit input as it considers 'developing a rule similarly intended to reduce CO2 emissions from existing fossil fuel electric utility generating units.'" The document did not include any details of the potential new rule. However, previous...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/epa-clean-power-plan-2492833765....

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