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EPA moves to rescind Obama plan to slow global warming


October 6, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to repeal the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.

In a plan expected to be made public soon, the Environmental Protection Agency declares that an Obama-era rule exceeded federal law by setting emissions standards that power plants could not reasonably meet.

The Associated Press obtained a copy of the 43-page document.

The proposed rule would make good on President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to unravel Oba...

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