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Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama’s power plant rule

June 19, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry.

The Affordable Clean Energy rule is expected to give states broad leeway in how they regulate emissions from power plants, in line with a draft blueprint here the agency released last year, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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