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Ongoing Power Sector GHG Cuts Could Frustrate Pruitt's CPP Agenda

February 08, 2018
New EPA data shows the power sector is three-quarters of the way toward meeting the greenhouse gas targets of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP) -- over a decade ahead of the rule's 2030 deadline and just three years after it was issued -- a development that could frustrate the Trump administration's plans to revoke the rule and replace it with a much narrower version. Sources say that the dramatic GHG reductions could help environmentalists and other CPP supporters argue...

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