April 25, 2018

EPA to repeal landmark Obama climate rule

The Trump administration on Tuesday will formally propose repealing Barack Obama’s landmark climate change rule for power plants, a key part of the U.S. commitment to reduce emissions under the Paris accord. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt told a Kentucky audience on Monday that he will sign paperwork on Tuesday to repeal the rule, which he argued exceeded the […]

EPA moves to repeal Obama climate rule ‘in its entirety’

The Trump administration will soon propose repealing the Obama administration’s climate change rule for power plants, but won’t commit to replacing it with another regulation. A draft of the proposal obtained by The Hill on Friday asserts that under former President Barack Obama, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Clean Power Plan that “is […]

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