09 Oct '17, 5pm

It's Official: Trump Administration to Repeal Clean Power Plan

The Trump administration will scrap the Clean Power Plan (CPP), President Obama's signature environmental policy aimed at fighting climate change , confirming earlier reports of such a move. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) Administrator Scott Pruitt said at an event in Kentucky he will sign a proposed rule on Tuesday "to withdraw the so-called clean power plan of the past administration." The Clean Power Plan, which focused on cutting emissions from coal-burning power plants, was a major target of the current administration's regulatory rollbacks. In March , President Trump signed the Executive Order on Energy Independence that called for a review of the CPP, which he considers a "war on coal." And in June, Trump infamously announced plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement , a global action plan to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C to avoi...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/clean-power-plan-repeal-24948100...

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EPA Announces It Will Repeal Clean Power Plan

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