The EPA Unveils Its Dirty Power Plan
President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency just released its final rule scrapping the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and letting states decide whether, and how, to regulate carbon pollution from power plants.
The 2015 plan imposed the first-ever nationwide limits on that pollution.
"This deadly rule rejects science in a groveling effort to satisfy the fossil fuel lobby," said Clare Lakewood, a Center lawyer. "Trump's EPA is hell-bent on propping up coal at the expense of human health, the survival of endangered species, and a livable climate. We're confident this attack on our lungs and our planet won't survive in the courts."
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