E&E News spoke with officials from four states across the political spectrum to learn more about what to expect on the Affordable Clean Energy rule in the months ahead.
Citing the administration’s own analysis, environmental advocates say the Clean Power Plan replacement will ‘make things worse.’
Despite Scott Pruitt’s claim that “the war on coal is over,” clean energy advocates say repeal of the Clean Power Plan is unlikely to bring back coal jobs to Ohio or revitalize the state’s coal-fired power plants.
A recent order by President Trump has put the Ohio Attorney General’s office in the unusual position of siding with the U.S. EPA.
Commentary: As Trump threatens historic climate protections, Midwest Republican governors embrace clean energy economy
Any day now, President Trump is expected to issue an executive order attacking key climate and air standards, including the Clean Power Plan — America’s first-ever nationwide standards to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. But the new administration does not reflect all Republicans’ attitudes toward the environment and cleaner power — far from it.