Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward
July 11, 2018
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is advancing its plan to replace the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts against global warming with a new rule expected to be friendlier to the coal industry.
The Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday that it sent the new rule to the White House for review. The document itself was not released, but Trump has been outspoken in his desire to prop up the ailing U.S. coal industry by rolling back what he considers burdensome regulations.
The EPA said it would seek public comment on the matter only after the White House review...