09 Oct '17, 5pm

Our take: Clean Power Plan repeal would be a retreat from the race of our lives

Today EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the Trump administration’s decision to cancel the Clean Power Plan, retreating on America’s commitment to deal with climate change, abdicating our global leadership, and removing our only national limits on carbon pollution from power plants. According to reports, the Administration is offering no replacement plan to reduce this pollution, which is required by law. “This is a reckless retreat that will hurt our children and grandchildren. The real world results will be more asthma attacks, more health problems, more air pollution, and a more dangerous future for our families,” said Fred Krupp, president of EDF. “President Trump and Administrator Scott Pruitt are putting our economy and our future at risk by ignoring the threat of climate change. Unlimited pollution is bad for America.” The Clean Power Plan would deliver tremen...

Full article: https://www.edf.org/media/clean-power-plan-repeal-would-b...

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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...

Trump + Pruitt promise to repeal #CleanPowerPlan. But it's not so simple, @paulrauber reports

Trump + Pruitt promise to repeal #CleanPowerPla...

sierraclub.org 09 Oct '17, 6pm

Speaking before—who else?—an audience of coal miners in Hazard, Kentucky, this morning, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt ann...

It's Official: Trump Administration to Repeal C...

ecowatch.com 09 Oct '17, 5pm

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

Who Will Fight the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan?

Who Will Fight the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan?

renewableenergyworld.com 10 Oct '17, 3pm

As word spread yesterday that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will officially begin ...

Why We Need the Clean Power Plan to Fight Climate Change

Why We Need the Clean Power Plan to Fight Clima...

nrdc.org 09 Oct '17, 9pm

Trump’s EPA chief will be signing a proposed rule to roll back a major Obama-era rule on greenhouse gas emissions—and we m...

Sierra Club statement: Repealing the Clean Powe...

sierraclub.org 09 Oct '17, 3pm

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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grist.org 09 Oct '17, 9pm

This story was originally published by Mot her Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Pre...

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nrdc.org 09 Oct '17, 4pm

Speaking on FOX News from Hazard, Kentucky, as the season’s fourth hurricane still pummels the southeast, EPA chief Scott ...

Trump's EPA is making a reckless and damaging d...

edf.org 09 Oct '17, 11pm

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

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

EPA Takes Another Step To Advance President Tru...

epa.gov 10 Oct '17, 5pm

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

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triplepundit.com 10 Oct '17, 10am

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

EPA

epa.gov 10 Oct '17, 5pm

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

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

The Clean Power Plan saves lives & money, but @...

sierraclub.org 09 Oct '17, 6pm

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

Here's our statement on Scott Pruitt's #CleanPo...

lcv.org 09 Oct '17, 4pm

Washington, D.C. – In response to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement that he intends to formally repeal the Cle...