09 Oct '17, 6pm

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

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

Speaking before—who else?—an audience of coal miners in Hazard, Kentucky, this morning, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced that the Trump administration is going to attempt to “roll back” the Clean Power Plan. “The war on coal is over,” Pruitt declared in renouncing the Obama-era regulation that required states to reduce carbon emissions from (primarily) coal-fired power plants. Those plants were, until very recently, the nation's largest source of greenhouse gases, and regulating them was the Obama administration’s primary way of meeting the United States’s obligations under the Paris climate agreement—from which Trump has also vowed to withdraw. But neither the EPA nor President Donald Trump can repeal the Clean Power Plan by fiat, however much they might like to pretend that they can. Here’s how the New York Times describes the president’s thinking on the issue: P...

Full article: http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/can-trump-really-repeal-...

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ecowatch.com 09 Oct '17, 5pm

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

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...

Our take: Clean Power Plan repeal would be a re...

edf.org 09 Oct '17, 5pm

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

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...

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...

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 ...

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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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 ...

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

earthjustice.org 10 Oct '17, 6pm

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

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...

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...

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 ...

Sierra Club to Pruitt: Wrong On Climate, Wrong ...

sierraclub.org 09 Oct '17, 9pm

WASHINGTON D.C.-- Today, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt made a statement that federal tax credits for the wind and solar i...