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

6 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

6 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

6 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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Bloodlust: Boxing fans convinced Tyson Fury LICKED Deontay Wilder's BLOOD...

Bloodlust: Boxing fans convinced Tyson Fury LICKED Deontay Wilder's BLOOD during brutal stoppage win in Vegas rematch

Tyson Fury produced a performance for the ages as he dismantled Deontay Wilder to win the WBC world heavyweight title in their Las Vegas rematch - but the Brit left fans... Read more ...

Party masks off, medical on: Venice shutters famed carnival as coronavirus...

Party masks off, medical on: Venice shutters famed carnival as coronavirus gains foothold in Italy

Italian authorities have decided to end Venice's carnival two days early, in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has infected more than 100 in... Read more ...

For second time this week, person hit, killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

For second time this week, person hit, killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

Tandem floats - multiple floats connected by hitches - have been banned for the rest of the festival after a second death at this year's Mardi Gras. Read more ...

Sanders Projected To Win Nevada Caucuses, Solidifying Status As Front-Runner

Sanders Projected To Win Nevada Caucuses, Solidifying Status As Front-Runner

Sen. Bernie Sanders prevailed in the Nevada caucus, according to The Associated Press. The state marked the third contest in the nomination fight, but the first state with a... Read more ...

Sanders on top: Key takeaways from Nevada caucuses

Sanders on top: Key takeaways from Nevada caucuses

Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Nevada caucus with a hefty lead. Can his rivals close the gap? Read more ...

Trump: Schiff should be probed for leaking details of intelligence briefing

Trump: Schiff should be probed for leaking details of intelligence briefing

President Trump said Rep. Adam Schiff should be investigated for leaking claims that Russia will interfere in the 2020 presidential election to help Sen. Bernie Sanders win... Read more ...

Bullied boy has ‘best day of his life' as he leads out all-star rugby team

Bullied boy has ‘best day of his life' as he leads out all-star rugby team

Quaden Bayles went from wanting to die to having “the best day of his life.” The Australian boy who went viral over the heartbreaking video of him being left suicidal by... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders takes early lead in Nevada Caucus based on first preference...

Bernie Sanders takes early lead in Nevada Caucus based on first preference polling

Early preference polling shows Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is a clear favorite for caucus-goers, though it is still too early to call a true victor in the race. DETAILS TO... Read more ...

Pet poodle taken by hawk, found alive 28 hours later

Pet poodle taken by hawk, found alive 28 hours later

A woman's dog was stolen by a hawk and she thought she'd never see her again. She couldn't believe where the dog was found. Read more ...

‘Now you see how hard he hits?' Incredible ringside footage shows Fury's...

‘Now you see how hard he hits?' Incredible ringside footage shows Fury's punching power as he decks Wilder

Deontay Wilder mocked Tyson Fury as having “pillow fists” before their heavyweight world title rematch in Las Vegas on Saturday but was left to eat those words as Fury floored... Read more ...