09 Oct '17, 5pm

EPA Announces It Will Repeal Clean Power Plan

EPA Announces It Will Repeal Clean Power Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it will take formal steps to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. “The war on coal is over,” EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said at an event in Kentucky on Monday. “Tomorrow in Washington, D.C., I will be signing a proposed rule to roll back the Clean Power Plan. No better place to make that announcement in than Hazard, Kentucky.” The Clean Power Plan, created by executive order in 2015, is the key component of the U.S.’s Paris Agreement pledge to combat climate change. President Trump has also promised to pull the country out of the international agreement. A leaked copy of the EPA’s repeal argues that the U.S. would save $33 billion by not complying with the regulation, and that it doesn’t provide significant health benefits, as the Obama admin...

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nrdc.org 09 Oct '17, 9pm

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sierraclub.org 09 Oct '17, 6pm

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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...

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triplepundit.com 10 Oct '17, 10am

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