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Draft Trump Executive Order Has Wide-Ranging Attacks On Climate Rules

March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump is weighing a wide-ranging executive order to target multiple Obama administration climate change measures, according to a draft version, which calls for a “rewrite” of EPA's greenhouse gas rules for new and existing power plants, while repealing numerous executive actions crafted by the prior administration. In addition to targeting EPA's power plant rules, the draft document , first reported by Politico , calls for an interagency working group to “reconsider” the social cost of carbon metric developed...


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