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States, Local Governments Sue EPA Over Pro-Coal Affordable Clean Energy Rule

A coalition of 22 states and seven local governments, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency's Affordable Clean Energy rule, which shifted to states much of the responsibility for regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, potentially opening a door to the increased burning of coal. Read More

Chatterjee Urges EPA 'Self-Restraint' on Clean Power Plan

FERC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are tasked with implementing federal climate policies, not establishing them, and as such the two agencies should act with "self-restraint" in their work on the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP), according to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee. Read More

Clean Water Rule Review Mandated by Trump Executive Order

President Trump reportedly signed an executive order Tuesday instructing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers to review the Clean Water Rule (CWR), which was designed by the Obama administration to clarify what constitutes Waters of the United States (WOTUS), thereby deserving protection under the Clean Water Act.

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Trump Signs Executive Order Mandating Review of Clean Water Rule

President Trump reportedly signed an executive order Tuesday instructing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers to review the Clean Water Rule (CWR), which was designed by the Obama administration to clarify what constitutes Waters of the United States (WOTUS), thereby deserving protection under the Clean Water Act.

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