The Numbers Show That Trump’s Dirty Power Plan Is Even Worse Than You Think

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By Andres Restrepo, Sierra Club Last week the Trump administration announced its disgraceful rollback of EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the nation’s first-ever program to limit dangerous carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution from existing power plants. As Mary Anne Hitt (Senior Director of Sierra Club’s...
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How EPA Admin. Wheeler Cooks the Books for Dirty Power Scam

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By Starla Yeh, Natural Resources Defense Council EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has just unveiled what his agency calls the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, which is all about propping up dirty coal-fired power plants at the expense of clean energy and climate protections, and nothing about...
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Trump’s Clean Power Plan Rollback Is a Stealth Attack on a Separate—and Critical—Clean Air Act Program: New Source Review

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By Andres Restrepo, Sierra Club Since the Trump Administration proposed its rollback of the Clean Power Plan last week, many environmentalists and clean energy champions have rightfully been calling it the Dirty Power Plan.  But it might be more appropriate to call it the Dirty Power Plans: it...
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Wheeler’s “Dirty Power Plan” Is Wrong for the Midwest

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By Samantha Williams, Natural Resources Defense Council Newly-anointed Environmental Protection Agency head Andrew Wheeler proposed last week a long-rumored rule replacing—and thoroughly gutting—the Clean Power Plan, the Obama EPA’s landmark climate initiative that set the first-ever limits on...
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