Nearly 30 US jurisdictions sue Trump administration over Clean Power Plan replacement

Published 22:41 on August 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:28 on August 15, 2019  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

A coalition of 29 US states and cities on Tuesday sued the EPA over its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule to replace the stayed Clean Power Plan (CPP), arguing that the regulation violates federal law by banning carbon trading and perversely incentivising higher CO2 output.

A coalition of 29 US states and cities on Tuesday sued the EPA over its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule to replace the stayed Clean Power Plan (CPP), arguing that the regulation violates federal law by banning carbon trading and perversely incentivising higher CO2 output.

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