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...