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Congress: EPW Republicans back CPP repeal

January 12, 2018
GOP members of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) are backing EPA's proposed repeal of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP) utility greenhouse gas rule, telling EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt that the unlawful and over-reaching rule would have eliminated jobs, raised energy prices and hurt communities. All EPW Republicans signed onto the Jan. 12 letter , including Chairman John Barrasso (WY) and clean air panel Chairwoman Shelley Moore Capito (WV), along with Sens. Jim Inhofe (OK), John Boozman...

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