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  • Affordable?… Clean?… Energy Rule

    This week, the Trump EPA finalized its latest gambit to revive dying, coal-fired power plants by issuing the so-called “Affordable Clean Energy” (ACE) rule. The final rule repeals the Obama Administration’s signature climate achievement, the Clean Power Plan (CPP), and replaces it with a rule that allows coal plants to invest in minor heat rate

  • Deep Thinking on Geology and the Rollback of the Clean Power Plan

    If you’re like me, you’re alarmed by the regulatory rollbacks that are undermining health and environmental protections that we have enjoyed in the United States. One such rollback is EPA’s proposal to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, the regulatory requirements that would reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants, with the “Affordable” Clean Energy (ACE) rule.

  • EPA’s Latest Attempt to Make America Gag Again… The Trump “Dirty Power Plan”

    Yesterday the comment period closed on the Trump EPA’s proposed replacement for Obama-era Clean Power Plan, which the Agency proposed to repeal earlier this year. The Proposal, ironically named the “Affordable Clean Energy” (ACE) rule, is anything but affordable or clean. EPA’s own analysis shows that the Proposal would increase CO2 pollution from the electricity […]

  • What Americans Need to Hear from EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

    On Tuesday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt will testify before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, providing a prime opportunity for the public to hear him address questions about his ongoing efforts to roll back regulations designed to reduce pollution.

  • CATF Statement on Pruitt Recusal Letter on CPP Rulemaking

    Groups’ Letter Seeks Disqualification of Pruitt from Clean Power Plan Repeal Proceeding