US Politics in Trump era Public date: 03.10.2019 13:07:34

Publisher: Vox

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8 Dec 2018

Trump’s EPA plans to lift CO2 limits on coal power plants

The Environmental Protection Agency, now led by acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, has announced more rollbacks regulations on coal-fired power plants. It’s a striking move for two big reasons: No new coal plants are being built in the US, and the EPA itself (along with 12 other federal agencies) recently put out a sweeping report detailing the need to reduce emissions from fossil fuels because of the grave threat of climate change.
The Environmental Protection Agency, now led by acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, has...

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