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Loose Change: Senate to vote on resolution seeking ACE rule repeal

October 11, 2019
Senate Democrats are poised to force a vote the week of Oct. 15 on a resolution that would repeal the Trump administration’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) greenhouse gas rule for power plants, a weaker regulation than the Obama-era Clean Power Plan GHG rule that the agency scrapped and replaced with ACE. Senators are forcing the vote under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), which allows for a vote on repealing new agency rules within 60 legislative days of their issuance. CRA...


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