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Trump EPA proposes rolling back another Obama-era coal rule

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to roll back another coal regulation - this one for new coal plants.
The agency's acting administrator, Andrew Wheeler, says he plans to ease an Obama-era rule that would have required cutting-edge carbon capture techniques for new coal plants.
The 2015 rule is the latest Obama-era effort against climate-changing fossil fuel emissions to be targeted by the Trump administration.
Wheeler says the rollback will remove what he calls “excessive burdens” on the energy industry.
Environmentalists and scientists say that and other...
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Trump to roll back carbon rule on new coal plants

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

The Trump administration is expected on Thursday to roll back an Obama-era rule requiring new coal plants to slash carbon emissions, a move that could crack open the door in coming years for new plants fired by the fossil fuel.
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Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

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Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

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Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Former White House counsel Don McGahn is slated to appear before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, but that may not come to pass. The New York Times is reporting by way of... Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street. Read more ...

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring, and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August. Read more ...

Kings Island offering free admission to military, veterans this weekend

Kings Island offering free admission to military, veterans this weekend

Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Read more ...

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

BERLIN - Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent... Read more ...

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

A federal judge said Monday that the president cannot block a House subpoena to Mazars USA, an accounting firm for Trump and his businesses. Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...