The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that President Donald Trump's administration will move to repeal his predecessor Barack Obama'splan to restrict greenhouse gas emissions. But the the CPP, which stipulated that power companies had until 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions by 32 percent relative to 2005 levels, never really got a chance to have an impact.
Some experts say weakening the Clean Power Plan will not change the fortunes of the coal industry, which has lost significant share of US power generation to cheap, abundant USA natural gas.
"Tomorrow, in Washington, D.C., I'll be signing a proposed rule to withdraw the so-called Clean Power Plan from the past administration, and thus begin the effort to withdraw that rule", Pruitt told the crowd at the unannounced visit to the event, to raucous applause.
"As much as we want to see progress made with clean air and clean water, with an understanding that we can also grow jobs, we have to do so within the framework of what Congress has passed", Pruitt said.
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"Any replacement rule that the Trump administration proposes will be done carefully and properly within the confines of the law", EPA spokeswoman Liz Bowman said.
The EPA now says the Clean Power Plan introduced by Obama in 2015 was illegal.
The planned repeal of the Clean Power Plan has sparked outrage among environmental groups.
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"A decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan is a choice that puts American lives at greater risk from unhealthy air and the health harms from climate change", the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, representing 400,000 clinical practitioners, said in a statement following Pruitt's announcement. Obama's EPA administrator, Gina McCarthy, called the proposal "just plain backwards".
"By saving an estimated 240 million tons of annual coal production, the administrator's action helps to safeguard more than 27,000 mining jobs and nearly 100,000 additional jobs throughout the supply chain", Hal Quinn, CEO of the National Mining Association, said in a statement.
In the leaked document, the Trump administration argues that repealing the Clean Power Plan could spare an estimated $33 billion in compliance costs in 2030, arguing that the Obama administration overstated the rule's potential health benefits. EPA has been working to repeal the CPP for months.
Though limited to its participating states, the latest RGGI agreement will go further than the Clean Power Plan in this region.
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The EPA has not, as was widely expected, issued a revised, weaker version of the Clean Power Plan.
Novak isn't known for a booming leg, but during his stint in San Diego from 2011-14, he made 90 of 100 from inside 50 yards. Having trailed for 67.7-percent of their time on the field this season, a good start was imperative for the Giants.
"They shall be prosecuted for criminal defamation and sued for an amount of Rs 100 crore in the Ahmedabad court", he said. He claims that he took the loans for his business from NBFC on purely commercial terms strictly in accordance with law.
The Spanish PM insisted that what happens next "depends fundamentally" on whether Puigdemont will declare independence. They marched across 50 Spanish cities, carrying banners calling for peace and dialogue between leaders.
Injuries aren't an excuse for losing this game, but the Sooners had more than their fair share in this game. Following Oklahoma's Week 2 win at Ohio State, Mayfield placed an OU flag on the Buckeyes' midfield logo.
Pointing to output from USA shale basins, the minister said any acceleration should more or less keep pace with demand. King Selman's meetings in Moscow include energy market, Middle East, civil war in Syria and Iran .
Macron is now the only global leader working to reshape the geopolitical situation in Iraq as the Islamic State is dissolving. Abadi flew to Paris on Wednesday for a two-day visit in response to an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron.
Ghana begin World Cup with a win
India U-17 didn't play the FIFA U-17 World Cup and it is the first match for India to play FIFA Qualify. Skipper Amarjit Singh agreed that Colombia is a tough rival.
Protest Uganda draw - Gyan to GFA
Egypt need only one point from their final two games to reach the finals, and ensure Ghana miss out for the first time since 2002. Despite showing a great performance during the game, Ghana players were not able to score a single goal.
Kevin Lee makes weight for UFC 216 in dramatic fashion
On a five-fight winning streak in the UFC's most competitive division, he has worked his way to the top to challenge for UFC gold. He beat Chiesa at his own game and will now face Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title this Saturday.