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Little Policy Advocacy At EPA Hearing On Clean Power Plan Repeal

November 28, 2017
The first day of EPA's hearing on the Trump administration's plan to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) was consumed by competing rhetoric over the Obama administration's alleged “war on coal,” with little policy advocacy beyond industry renewing its calls for a replacement and environmentalists reiterating their push to preserve the rule. The Nov. 28-29 public hearing in Charleston, WV, is taking testimony on the agency's Oct. 10 repeal proposal, which is justified through a new legal interpretation that the...

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