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Pruitt Rejects Conservatives' Call To Review GHG Finding In CPP Notice

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the agency does not plan to take comment on the Obama administration's greenhouse gas endangerment finding as part of an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) for how to replace the Clean Power Plan (CPP), a move likely to disappoint conservatives who have sought an assault on the finding to forestall any future GHG rules.

A scientific workgroup is grappling with how to develop policy recommendations for EPA and states on how to include climate change considerations when implementing the Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan due to both delays in modeling data and changed EPA representation due to the transition to the Trump administration.

A coalition of companies, academic institutions and governments that promotes carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects was slated to brief California lawmakers and their staff on the benefits of CCS, ahead of the state air board's release of draft CCS rules that include a crucial emissions-reduction quantification methodology (QM).

Former EPA officials are urging senators to reject the House-approved fiscal year 2018 funding bill for EPA, which they say imposes cuts to “core” air, waste, water and other programs that are deeper than President Donald Trump is seeking, even though the House's overall funding for EPA is $1.7 billion more than the overall administration request.