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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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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Kansas City Chiefs up 30-13 on Baltimore Ravens in third quarter

Kansas City Chiefs up 30-13 on Baltimore Ravens in third quarter

The Chiefs scored four times in the second quarter for the second straight week. Read more ...