One of Barack Obama’s greatest achievements, given Republican obstruction and sabotage of everything he did, no matter how necessary, was Clean Power Plan. Since saving the lives of poor people and producing clean power for less are both against Republican policy, they are introducing their own alternative: the Dirty Power Plan.
The Trump administration will scrap the Clean Power Plan (CPP), President Obama’s signature environmental policy aimed at fighting climate change, confirming earlier reports of such a move.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt said at an event in Kentucky he will sign a proposed rule on Tuesday "to withdraw the so-called clean power plan of the past administration."
The Clean Power Plan, which focused on cutting emissions from coal-burning power plants, was a major target of the current administration’s regulatory rollbacks. In March, President Trump signed the Executive Order on Energy Independence that called for a review of the CPP, which he considers a "war on coal."
And in June, Trump infamously announced plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, a global action plan to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C to avoid dangerous climate change. Without the CPP, the U.S. will not live up to its pledge made in Paris…
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Here’s a video report:
And here is what we’re going to lose.
If anyone thinks the approval process will be anything but a rubber stamp, please see me about the bridge I’m selling.
I guess RepubliCare is not the only Republican initiative designed to kill Americans.