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22 States Sue Trump Administration Over Relaxed Coal Restrictions, Citing ‘Climate Crisis'

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants.
In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency eliminated the agency's Clean Power Plan and replaced it with a new rule that gives states more leeway in deciding upgrades for coal-fired power plants.
The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, says the new rule violates the federal Clean Air Act because it does not meaningfully replace power plants' greenhouse gas emissions.
“We know what our energy future...
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New York among 29 states and cities suing Trump's EPA over power plant rules

New York among 29 states and cities suing Trump's EPA over power plant rules

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a lawsuit brought by 29 states and cities aiming to block the Trump administration from repealing Obama-era restrictions on coal-burning power plants. Attorneys general from 22 states and seven major cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami, argue in the suit that the Environmental Protection Agency is...
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22 States Sue EPA To Block Trump's Coal-Friendly Power Plant Rule

22 States Sue EPA To Block Trump's Coal-Friendly Power Plant Rule

2 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Republican states' lawsuits halted the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. Now Democrats hope to replicate the model.
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California Demands PG&E Compensate Customers Affected By Forced Power Outage

California Demands PG&E Compensate Customers Affected By Forced Power Outage

“Californians should not pay the price for decades of PG&E's greed and neglect,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said. Read more ...

Robert Olsen Found Not Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of Unarmed Naked Man

Robert Olsen Found Not Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of Unarmed Naked Man

The former Georgia police officer was found guilty of aggravated assault and violating his oath of office. Read more ...

McConnell 'gravely concerned' about U.S. response to Syrian conflict

McConnell 'gravely concerned' about U.S. response to Syrian conflict

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he was “gravely concerned” about the U.S. response to the escalating conflict in Syria. In a statement, McConnell... Read more ...

Trump 'Strongly Condemns' Violent Fake Video

Trump 'Strongly Condemns' Violent Fake Video

The White House press chief says President Trump "strongly condemns" a violent fake video that has emerged depicting the president as massacring his critics, reports Fox News... Read more ...

Trump's former Russia aide set to testify in impeachment probe

Trump's former Russia aide set to testify in impeachment probe

President Donald Trump's former top Russia aide arrived on Capitol Hill Monday to testify before House impeachment investigators, as Democrats accelerate efforts to unearth the... Read more ...

Inside Mark Zuckerberg's private meetings with conservative pundits

Inside Mark Zuckerberg's private meetings with conservative pundits

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting informal talks and small, off-the-record dinners with conservative journalists, commentators and at least one Republican lawmaker... Read more ...

Adam Schiff Says Whistleblower May Not Testify, Safety ‘Primary Interest'

Adam Schiff Says Whistleblower May Not Testify, Safety ‘Primary Interest'

President Trump has ramped up his attacks on the whistleblower, demanding to know their identity while railing against the impeachment inquiry as a "coup." Read more ...

Press organization condemns violence against journalists depicted at...

Press organization condemns violence against journalists depicted at pro-Trump event

The White House Correspondents' Association on Sunday night condemned “a video reportedly shown” at a pro-Trump event held at a Trump resort in Miami that depicted graphic... Read more ...

Kurds look to Syria for protection after U.S. pullout

Kurds look to Syria for protection after U.S. pullout

AKCAKALE, Turkey - Syria's Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey's invasion - a major shift in alliances that came after President... Read more ...

Twitter Removes Trump Campaign Video After Queen Complains About...

Twitter Removes Trump Campaign Video After Queen Complains About Unauthorized Song

The band objected to the campaign's use of "We Will Rock You" in a video tweeted by Trump. Read more ...