• EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule On Coal-Fired Power Plants

    28 days ago - By Time

    The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, signed a replacement rule that gives states leeway in deciding whether to require efficiency upgrades at existing coal plants.
    Wheeler said coal-fired power plants remained essential to the power grid, something that opponents deny. “Americans want...
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  • US: Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

    28 days ago - By Al Jazeera

    Environmentalists say the rule is likely to lead to increases, not cuts, in carbon emissions over the next few decades.
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  • EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

    EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

    28 days ago - By WCVB

    The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could result in 1,400 more premature deaths by 2030 than the Obama-era plan it will replace.
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  • Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants

    28 days ago - By Washington Times

    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. The final Trump administration replacement rule, expected as soon as this ...
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