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States, Utilities Take Sides on Carbon Emissions Regulations

September 25, 2019

Via: ENR

A federal appeals court on Sept. 17 dismissed a set of lawsuits challenging the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, a policy aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, especially coal-fired plants. The lawsuits were moot after the Trump administration replaced the regulation with the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, said the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, but that rule, which is more industry friendly, now faces its own set of challenges.

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