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Rolling Back Obama EPA Rule Could Save $33 Billion

Reversing an Obama administration energy regulation will save energy companies $33 billion in compliance costs through 2030—costs that would have otherwise been borne by consumers, senior Trump administration officials said in providing details about scrapping the plan. The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed to repeal the Clean Power Plan, placing the proposed repeal in […]

It’s finally getting the ax. But climate skeptics want more Zack Colman, E&E News reporter Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 The Trump administration today will officially announce the end of the Clean Power Plan, a regulation limiting planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But the conservative crowd that’s skeptical about climate change says its work is just beginning. U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt […]

War on coal has ended! EPA moves to repeal Obama’s Clean Power Plan ‘climate’ regs

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced Monday that the Trump administration is moving to scrap the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration’s signature regulatory program to curb emissions from coal-fired power plants. Pruitt made the announcement at an event in Hazard, Ky., casting the previous policy as unfair. “That rule really was about picking winners and […]