Scott Pruitt’s Cynical Move to Rescind the Clean Power Plan

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By Ken Kimmell, Union of Concerned Scientists Tomorrow, the EPA is expected to take a first formal step in repealing the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), a regulation designed to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by approximately 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030....
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Trump’s Dirty Power Plan: Another Repeal and Replace Scam

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By David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council Speaking on FOX News from Hazard, Kentucky, as the season’s fourth hurricane still pummels the southeast, EPA chief Scott Pruitt said that tomorrow he will propose to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the landmark Obama-era regulation to cut the...
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Do Not Pass Go! Public Citizen Demands Accountability From Equifax and Wells Fargo at Congressional Hearings

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By Remington Gregg, Public Citizen Some call him Monopoly Man. Others know him as Rich Uncle Pennybags. This week, the familiar figure was front and center both on Capitol Hill and across social media, personifying corporate greed and excess as the CEO of Wells Fargo and Equifax’s former chief...
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As Pruitt Abandons Climate Progress at EPA, RGGI Moves Ahead

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By Bruce Ho, Natural Resources Defense Council EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan – a federal rule requiring power plants to clean up their carbon pollution – threatens to sicken and kill tens of thousands of Americans and put millions more at risk from...
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