Climate: CEI official urges Trump to retain scaled-back GHG rules

December 30, 2016
A top official with the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), the free-market think tank with close ties to the Trump transition team, is cautioning the incoming administration against completely scrapping EPA’s climate rules, including its landmark power plant GHG standards, arguing that some amount of GHG regulation is necessary to preempt state common law claims against emitters based on climate change. But in a Dec. 30 blog post , CEI's William Yeatman urges the administration to significantly scale back any climate...

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