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October 10, 2017

EPA: ‘War on coal is over'

  • The agency says it will override the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
  • By ADAM BEAM and MICHAEL BIESECKER
    Associated Press

    HAZARD, Ky. — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that he will sign a new rule overriding the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.

    “The war on coal is over,” EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt declared in the coal mining state of Kentucky. He said no federal agency “should ever use its authority” to “declare war on any sector of our economy.”


     
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