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CPP Supporters Say Repeal Proposal Opens Up EPA, Utilities To Litigation

October 10, 2017
As EPA formally proposes to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) to limit power sector greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act, supporters of the rule warn that if the agency does not issue an “adequate” replacement, then industry will face tort suits and the agency will face citizen suits seeking to force emission cuts. If EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt “does nothing at all, we can bring various kinds of litigation to force him to act,” said David Doniger, a...

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