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After Years Of Work, Pruitt Plan To Replace CPP Sparks Major New Fissures

February 27, 2018
Comments on the Trump EPA's plan to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP) utility greenhouse gas rule reveal fissures -- including among like-minded groups -- on nearly every issue, underscoring that Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision to reconsider the rule puts the agency back at square one despite years of work by the Obama EPA. Issues drawing significant disagreement include the scope of EPA's authority to set GHG targets, whether federal standards should be “binding” on states as they develop...